Inside the large central building on the upper level inside the room in the Scavenger Flophouse ("Misery") region during the mission above is a. Interact with the datapad acquire this mission.
Locate the crashed ship Edit
Defend the survivors Edit
You can attack the initial outlaws from a distance to clear them out. This makes the upcoming battle easier as there are fewer enemies to deal with.
To get the mission to continue, you'll have to go to the navpoint near the right shuttle. A shuttle will fly in and drop off more outlaws. Defeat the enemies.
Talk to the survivors Edit
Speak to the Pilot and learn that the survivors were almost overrun by the scavengers. The Pilot asks Ryder for help and you'll relay to SAM for help. A shuttle will be dispatched to help the survivors and they will wait until the shuttle arrives.
The mission ends after the conversation is over.