We’ve all heard incredible stories of people being rescued from, seemingly, unsurvivable situations. The cost of these rescue missions, however, are rarely spoken about but, usually, cost quite a bit – not for those being rescued, of course.
The cost of a search and rescue operation can’t always be quantified by a monetary price tag. Alternatively, sometimes, the cost of human life far surpasses the large sums of money that were spent on the missions. From extractions that take place in the middle of the oceans to one that occurred behind enemy lines, these are the rescues that have broken the bank.