New Delhi. Apple iPad helped save the life of a man and his daughter after a plane crash. Through the signal given by the iPad, the rescue team found both the father and the daughter in time. This iPad was with the daughter and it saved both of their lives. According to a CNN report, this accident happened in Pennsylvania on Sunday this week.
According to this report, on this Sunday, a 58-year-old man took off in a 2-seater plane with his 13-year-old daughter. This person is a pilot. As soon as it took off, the plane disappeared on the radar. After this, the search operation went on for 5 hours from the United States Air Force Rescue Coordination Center. Based on the last location of the ship, the rescue team along with about 13 volunteers searched the area.
Finding the exact location through GPS signal
Later the rescue team came to know that the pilot had contacted his wife and they also got the pilot’s phone number. When they got the pilot’s number, the rescue team called on that phone and they learned that the pilot’s daughter had an iPad. After this he pinged the signals on the iPad. After the signal was sent, he started searching the area concerned. For those who do not know, let us tell you that pinging on a phone or tablet is a process under which the location of the device can be known through GPS.
The plane crashed in a wooded area about 7 miles southeast of Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport, which was traced on the basis of signals received from the highpad. The ship took off from Wilkes-Barre Scranton International Airport. Both father and daughter met in pre-hypothermic condition with some injuries, who were later rushed to the hospital. An investigation is underway to find out how this crash happened.