The Real-Life "Lost" Episode

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Much like the TV show "Lost", eleven Russian fishermen were shipwrecked (in the show it's an air crash) in a remote region in Russia. The fishermen spent three months here before finally being rescued on January 5th.

The ordeal for the eight men and three women began on October 10th, when they set out in two boats to catch fish on the Pacific Coast, about 4,000 miles east of Moscow. A storm wrecked their ships, and they were left stranded in a bay, 100 km from the regional capital of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.

They found shelter in the boat's wreckage and an abandoned military base. The base also contained some flour and cooking oil. They survived on pancakes, some fish, and water. For warmth, they burnt the furniture.

However, as food supplies started to run low, with no sign of anyone trying to rescue them, five of the fishermen decided to seek help. After walking for four days, they stumbled upon some soldiers, who sent for helicopters to take home. Miraculously, all the fishermen and women are in excellent health.

What a great New Year's gift for their families who thought they had died!

Source: cbc.ca

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26 Comments
  • unicornkittys
    unicornkittysabout 3 years
    thats cool and everything but like, What? i mean the furachure? and how was there nobody in the military base?
    • kingalmost 4 years
      cool dude
      • Keenanabout 4 years
        I'm sorry that you have not gotten a comment in eight months...........😎😎😎video!!!!!!!!!!!
        • unknownchomper
          unknownchomperalmost 5 years
          Cool!!!!!!!!!
          • mrupp
            mruppalmost 6 years
            OK I know that place is COLD, but having to BURN furniture? That's just crazy.
            • lillydogo
              lillydogoover 6 years
              pity... its the only word that can be used
              • łłłalmost 7 years
                cool!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • ballet9391
                  ballet9391almost 7 years
                  WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                  • lost loverover 8 years
                    my favorite show is lost
                    • hearts_love1234over 8 years
                      Oh lord!! must have been very cold, to have to burn furniture. WOW!!