Stay Out! Stay Alive!
Incidents that could have resulted in a fatality, but did not.
December 22, 2008
A 45 year-old man from Mexico fell 35 feet into an abandoned mine shaft in southeastern Arizona.
The man, unable to move because of his injuries including a possible broken hip, was rescued by Border Patrol search and rescue and Cochise County Sheriff's Department who rappelled into the mine shaft.
The victim, who doesn�t appear to have sustained life threatening injuries, was taken to a Tuscon hospital for treatment.