From the search area.

Man Rescued in Highlands After Long Search

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From Saturday's rescue operation.

Ten-Year-Old Boy Rescued from Avalanche

21 Feb 2022 A 14-year-old boy reacted quickly when his ten-year-old brother was hit by an avalanche in Hveragerði, Southwest Iceland, Saturday.

The path near Hakið Visitor Center on a snowless day.

Child Falls Through Crevice at Þingvellir

16 Feb 2022 A child fell through a snow-covered crevice in Þingvellir National Park yesterday afternoon.

Rescue workers.

Rescue Teams on Their Way to Vatnajökull Glacier

15 Feb 2022 Fifty rescue workers from nine rescue teams are on their way to Vatnajökull glacier, due to an emergency signal, received from a personal location beacon early this morning.

Rescue workers on Þingvallavatn lake.

All Four Bodies Recovered from Lake

11 Feb 2022 The bodies of all four victims of last week’s plane crash into Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, were recovered yesterday.

Divers getting ready for the operation.

Diving Likely Postponed Till Tomorrow

10 Feb 2022 Efforts to retrieve the bodies of the victims of last week’s plane crash in Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, will likely have to be postponed, since the ice on the lake has become too thick for diving to be possible.

Search and rescue team at work on Þingvallavatn lake.

Equipment to Be Installed Today on Þingvallavatn Lake

9 Feb 2022 Due to poor driving conditions, the transport of equipment needed to retrieve the bodies of victims of Thursday’s plane crash in Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, had to be postponed until today.

Rescue team at work on Þingvallavatn lake.

Bodies of Victims of Plane Crash Found in Lake

7 Feb 2022 The bodies of all four men who were on board a small airplane that crashed into Þingvallavatn lake, Southwest Iceland, on Thursday, were located in the lake last night.

From Úlfljótsvatn lake, yesterday.

Search for Missing Airplane Underway in Southwest Iceland

4 Feb 2022 Hundreds of rescue workers from all over the country are taking part in searching for a small airplane that has been missing in Southwest Iceland since noon, yesterday.

At the eruption site during the Fagradalsfjall eruption.

Called Out 1,200 Times Last Year

7 Jan 2022 ICE-SAR rescue teams were called out 1,196 times last year.

The severe weather kept rescue workers busy.

Rescue Teams Called Out 100 Times

6 Jan 2022 Rescue teams were called out about a hundred times overnight due to the severe weather that affected South and West Iceland.

Rescue workers getting fireworks ready for sale.

Sale of Fireworks Has Started

29 Dec 2021 ICE-SAR’s rescue teams began the sale of fireworks today.

Almar Yngvi Garðarsson.

Search Underway for 29-Year-Old Man

20 Dec 2021 Extensive search is underway in Southwest Iceland for a 29-year-old man, Almar Yngvi Garðarsson, who has been missing since early Sunday morning.

Glowing Swiss Watches and Fireworks

19 Dec 2021 The Icelandic Association for Search and Rescue (ICE-SAR) recently began selling Swiss watches in a fundraising effort.

From Reynisfjara beach.

Trapped for Five Hours on Reynisfjara Beach

8 Nov 2021 Rescue workers were called out Friday night after a tourist, who was traveling alone, became trapped in a cave on Reynisfjara beach.

This picture was taken on board the bus. All the window panes were shattered.

Bus Driver Thanks Icelanders for Saving Her Life

11 Oct 2021 An American tourist, who was the driver of a small bus that was blown off the road near Dyrhólaey promontory, South Iceland, on Thursday, calls the empathy and helpfulness of Icelandic society unique.




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