Rescue Facts Generator

  • [Rescue fact 1] In the aftermath of the Iranian Embassy Siege in London, an SAS trooper tried to take the only surviving gunman, Fowzi Nejad, back into the building to shoot him but changed his mind when he realized the raid was being broadcast on live television.


  • [Rescue fact 2] In 2001, a 7-foot bull shark bit off a boy’s arm in Florida. His uncle not only saved the boy (Jesse Arbogast) but dived in after the shark. He managed to wrestle it back to shore where it was shot and the boy’s arm was retrieved. The hand was then successfully sewn back on in the hospital.


  • [Rescue fact 3] A German diplomat named Georg Ferdinand Duckwitz served as an attache for Nazi Germany in occupied Denmark. He tipped off the Danes about the Germans' plan to deport the Jewish population in 1943 and arranged for their reception in Sweden, rescuing over 95% of Denmark's Jewish population.


  • [Rescue fact 4] On Brooklyn 99, Captain Holt wears a "WTC" breast bar, indicating he was working on 9/11.


  • [Rescue fact 5] Harvard student and seminarian Jonathan Daniels traveled to the south to aid the civil rights movement. He was walking with a black girl when a deputy pointed his shotgun at her. Daniels jumped in front of her, sacrificing his life so that she could live.


  • [Rescue fact 6] American broadcaster and author Art Bell set a Guinness World Record by staying on the air for 116 hours and 15 minutes. Using the money raised on air, Bell chartered a plane to fly to Vietnam and rescue 130 stranded Vietnamese orphans, who were eventually brought to the United States and adopted by American families.


  • [Rescue fact 7] A stationmaster named Ghulam Dastagir refused to leave his post during the Bhopal Gas Tragedy. He prevented any trains from stopping at the station, saving thousands of lives even as his colleagues lay dead around him. He himself spent 2 decades in and out of the hospitals due to long exposure to the gas.


  • [Rescue fact 8] In 1986, a 22-year-old Indian air hostess named Neerja Bhanot helped hide 41 American passports aboard a hijacked plane. The plane was hijacked by 4 terrorists while the plane was on the ground in Pakistan during a scheduled stop. She died shielding three children from gunfire and was posthumously awarded bravery medals from India, Pakistan, and the United States.


  • [Rescue fact 9] In 2014, pilot United Flight 1637 suffered a heart attack mid-flight, and so an off-duty air force captain, Mike Gongol, who was a passenger had to help land the plane, saving 160 lives. He knew he had to help when he heard the PA announcement “are there any non-revenue pilots on board, please ring your call button.”


  • [Rescue fact 10] Artimus Pyle, the drummer from Lynyrd Skynyrd survived a plane crash. He then walked to a nearby house to ask for help, only to be shot by the homeowner. The homeowner saw a bloody long-haired man and shot him. Pyle survived that as well and made a full recovery.


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