2017-06-23 Injured Mountain Biker Kettle Valley Trail

Jun
23

7 COSAR members responded to rescue an injured female mountain biker from the Kettle Valley Trail. The subject was brought out by SAR and passed to BCAS.

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2017-06-09 Mutual Aid Despondent Male Penticton

Jun
09

15 Penticton, 4 Central Okanagan, and 4 Oliver/Osoyoos SAR team members responded to
search for a despondent male in Penticton. The male was located deceased, and was transferred to the police
.

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2017-05-29 Mutual Aid Missing Male Crawford Bay

May
29

248 SAR members from Creston, Kimberley,
Sparwood, Nelson, Elkford, Revelstoke, Penticton,
COSAR, Columbia Valley, Cranbrook, Kaslo,
Princeton, Oliver/Osoyoos, Castlegar and
Rossland, along with hundreds of convergent
volunteers searched for a teacher who went
missing while scouting out a location for a class
project, near Crawford Bay. After significant search
efforts were conducted over multiple days with
nothing located, the RCMP suspended the search.

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2017-05-28 Missing Person near Wilden Developments

May
28

6 COSAR responded to RCMP request to search
for a missing person at Drysdale Boulevard near
Kelowna. SAR was stood down after the subject
was located by the RCMP
.

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2017-05-28 Missing Person near Lake Okanagan Resort

May
28

37 COSAR responded to search for a missing
person at Okanagan Lake Resort near Kelowna.
After extensive searches of the surrounding area,
SAR was stood down when the RCMP advised that
the subject had been found at a neighbour's residence
.

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2017-05-28 Injured Biker Myra Bellview Mountain

May
28

10 COSAR members responded to rescue an injured mountain biker at Myra Bellview Mountain
near Kelowna . SAR was stood down when the Fire Department was able to access and assist the patient

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2017-05-22 Despondent Female Near Big White Mountain

May
22

16 COSAR members responded to search for a
despondent female in the area of Highway 33 and
Big White Road, near Kelowna. The subject was
located alive and well by SAR personnel and was
transferred to the RCMP.

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2017-05-22 Injured Bike Rider Myra Canyon

May
22

14 COSAR and Vernon SAR members responded
to assist with an injured mountain bike rider on the
Myra Canyon Trestle Trail, near Kelowna. The
injured subject was rescued via heli - winch, and
was transferred to BCAS

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2017-05-20 Injured Biker Grizzly Lake

May
20

2 COSAR and 16 Vernon SAR members
responded to rescue an injured dirt biker near
Grizzly Lake. SAR crews were able to land a heli
close to the patient who was then airlifted out of the
area and handed over to BCAS for transport to the
hospital.

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2017-05-20 Medical Distress Okanagan Mountain Park

May
20

8 COSAR and 6 Vernon SAR members responded
to rescue a female in medical distress, 13km up a
trail with no road access, between Lakeshore Road
and Okanagan Mountain Park. The subject was
heli-winched out of the area to a helipad where she
was transferred to a waiting BCAS crew for
transport to the hospital

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