2016-12-28 Missing Male Big White

Dec
28

7 CORD SAR members responded to a missing skier at Big White Mountain, SAR was stood down while en-route after the subject was located

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2016-12-12 Spot Activation Greystokes

Dec
12

4 COSAR , and 11 Vernon SAR members responded following a Spot Beacon activation in the Graystoke Snowmobile area. A helicopter attempted to access the area but low fog did not allow its use. Members from both teams responded from opposite directions by snow machine and rescued the patient who was subsequently transferred to a BCAS crew for further assessment, treatment and transport.

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2016-12-01 issing Hunter Myra FSR

Dec
01

7 COSAR members responded to search for a missing hunter somewhere in the area of the Myra FSR. Subject was located by RCMP

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2016-11-27: Injured Hiker Rose Valley

Nov
27

7 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue a female hiker with a broken arm at Rose Valley Lake. The subject walked out to a nearby residence and was picked up by BCAS.

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2016-11-20: Mutial Aid Trail

Nov
20

58 South Columbia, Nelson, Rossland, Castlegar, Creston, Grand Forks, Kelowna, Oliver, Penticton and Kimberley SAR members and convergent volunteers continued to search for a missing female with dementia in Trail. The subject was located deceased and was transferred to the Coroner.

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2016-11-11: Flare Sighting Okanagan Mountain Park

Nov
11

3 members of COSAR responded to investigate the source of a red flare sighting on Okanagan Mountain. The SAR team checked all access roads into the area, and were then stood down by the RCMP.

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2016-11-03 Missing Elderly Male Kelowna

Nov
03

2 members of COSAR, 2 Penticton SAR members and 1 Vernon SAR member responded to search for an elderly male missing in the Kelowna urban area . The subject was found in good condition and turned over to BCAS for assessment.

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2016-10-30 Missing Male West Kelowna

Oct
30

11 members from COSAR, Penticton SAR and Vernon SAR responded to locate a missing 29 yr old male under the influence of heroin in the West Kelowna area. The RCMP were able to locate the subject at a friends residence and SAR was stood down.

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2016-10-30 Missing Make West Kelowna

Oct
30

5 CORD SAR members responded to locate a missing male in the West Kelowna area. After an extensive search failed to locate the subject , SAR was stood down pending further RCMP evaluation and investigation
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2016-10-13 Downed Aircraft North of YLW

Oct
13

9 members from CORD SAR and PEP Air responded at the request of JRCC to search for downed plane with 4 persons on board , north of Kelowna International Airport. The search team came upon a debris field and all four occupants of the aircraft were located, deceased. 6 search team members stayed on site to assist the RCMP , Coroner and Transportation Safety Board.

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