22/09/2011 10:01 BST | Updated 22/11/2011 05:12 GMT

British Couple Crash Motorhome In Remote Amazon Jungle, Call UK Authorities For Help (Video)

A British couple stranded in a remote area of the Amazon jungle after their motor home crashed into a ravine where rescued by Brazilian Navy officials on Wednesday.

The couple in their early sixties were crossing a bridge over a ravine when it collapsed beneath their vehicle. They used a satellite phone to call British authorities for help, who in turn alerted the Brazilian authorities.