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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2017-04-28 Compound Leg Fracture Myra Bellevue Park

Apr
28

8 COSAR and 6 Vernon SAR members responded for a biker with a compound leg fracture in Myra Bellevue Park. The patient was rescued via helicopter and delivered to hospital.

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2017-04-22 Motor Vehicle Trouble Cute Lake Road

Apr
22

5 CORD SAR members responded to search for an off road driver that encountered engine trouble and became lost in the Chute Lake Road area near Kelowna. The subject was assisted to safety by the RCMP and SAR

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2017-04-14 Injured Female Pincushion Mountain

Apr
14

6 CORD SAR members and 9 Peachland Fire
members responded to rescue an injured female
on Pincushion Mountain Trail, Peachland. SAR
was stood down when Fire advised they could
attend quickly and access the patient

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2017-03-27 Overdue Hikers Christy Falls

Mar
27

2 Central Okanagan Search and Rescue members responded to search for two overdue hikers in the Christie Falls area near West Kelowna. The two people self rescued the next morning.

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2017-03-26 Family of 6 Stranded Kettle Valley Rail Trail

Mar
26

6 members of Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responded to rescue a family of six stranded in their vehicle on a snow covered Kettle Valley Trail near Kelowna. SAR located the family and brought them back safely.

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2017-03-19 Medical Distress Penask Lake Lodge

Mar
19

5 members of COSAR responded to assist a pregnant female with health issues at Penask Lake Lodge. The SAR team snowmobiled into location and helped stabilize the patient overnight. The patient was then airlifted out of the area via BCAS Helicopter the following morning.

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2017-03-12 Two Missing skiers Gem Lake

Mar
12

4 COSAR members responded to search for two missing male skiers at Gem Lake. Both skiers were rescued by SAR.

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2017-03-05 Lost Snowmobiler Greystokes

Mar
05

5 Central Okanagan Search and Rescue members and 3 convergent volunteers responded to search for a lost snowmobiler near Greystokes Road and Hwy 33. COSAR rescued the snowmobiler alive and well.

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2017-02-23 Overdue Hiker Smith Creek

Feb
23

4 members of Central Okanagan Search and Rescue responded to search for an overdue hiker in the Smith Creek and Power Creek Canyon area of West Kelowna. SAR was stood down when RCMP located the subject.

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