In the wake of the failed hostage rescue mission conducted by the British SBS in Nigeria, it may also prove useful to take a look back at JSOC hostage rescue missions as well.  Special thanks to SOFREP reader Chris for his hard work in compiling this information for us.

The successful rescue of Jessica Buchanan and Poul Hagen Thisted by SEAL Team Six in Somalia.
Source: Navy Times

The unsuccessful attempt to save Jean and Scott Adam, Phyllis Macay and Robert Riggle from Somali pirates by ‘Navy SEALs’ (presumably SEAL Team Six) off the coast of Oman. (Note: Reports seem to indicate they were killed prior to the assault.)
Source: LA Times

The unsuccessful attempt to save Linda Norgrove by SEAL Team Six in Afghanistan. A grenade thrown by one of the operators killed Norgrove.
Source: the Guardian