Imagine being rescued from a remote island in the Pacific Ocean after being stranded for 3 days….
Three men aboard a 19-ft skiff set off for a short sailing trip into the south Pacific. The weather grew rough, and the tiny ship was tossed into the sea on Monday night.
Stranded in the dark and their ship lost far from ground, the men could only swim. Swim they did for nearly two miles until they reached land…
Then, on Thursday morning, crew aboard a US navy plane zipping through the sky spotted three men waving fluorescent orange life vests. They stood next to piles of palm fronds that spelled: H-E-L-P.