If you follow current events in the realm of Search & Rescue, you may have already heard about the unsuccessful attempt to rescue an Argentine climbing guide from 22,841-foot Aconcagua peak during a blinding snowstorm. Footage of the rescue mission--about three minutes of it--was aired on Argentinian national television and is now circulating on the internet, prompting an investigation by prosecutors. Family of the victim are claiming that the six-member rescue crew allowed the man to die.
Here are several links regarding this story that you may find interesting:
Article from FOXNews.com: "Footage of Failed Mountain Rescue Prompts Probe"
Watch the actual video on YouTube: "Rescate Federico Campanini Aconcagua Glaciar de los Polacos"
Read a discussion and opinions about this incident on Backpacker.com's forum.
And here's a very informative blog post by SAR volunteer Brian Smith on Team140.com