Two American women and their dogs have been rescued after spending nearly 5 months stranded on the Pacific Ocean surrounded by sharks. Jennifer Appel and Tasha Fuiava set off for Tahiti on May 3rd, but suffered engine failure and even a broken mast. To make matters worse, their phone fell overboard on the first day.
The US Navy rescues the two women, adrift in the Pacific Ocean for five months, after a Taiwanese fishing vessel spotted their crippled vessel Tuesday and alerted the U.S. Coast Guard. (Oct. 27)