2017-02-21 Missing 12 Year Old near Knox Mountain

Feb
21

4 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a missing 12 year old boy in the Knox Mountain area near Kelowna. SAR was stood down while mustering as the subject was located in good condition

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2017-02-19 Lost Skier Near Big White

Feb
19

8 COSAR members responded to search for a skier in the back country of Big White Resort, near Kelowna. The skier managed to walk out to safety.

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2017-02-17 Stranded Male Quad Riders Peachland Main FSR

Feb
17

7 members of COSAR responded to rescue 2 stranded elderly males who had been riding quads on the Peachland Main . The two males were assisted out of the area in good condition.

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2017-01-30 Search for Missing Tug Boat Operator

Jan
30

4 Kelowna Marine Rescue and 4 COSAR members responded to search for the operator of a tug boat that flipped over at a local mill in Kelowna. COSAR used an underwater camera to look inside the cabin of the tug and it was confirmed that the operator was trapped inside deceased.

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2017-01-28 Injured Male Knox Mountain

Jan
28

9 COSAR and 6 Penticton SAR members responded to rescue an injured male on Knox Mountain. The BCAS crew managed to access the subject, and the SAR teams were stood down.

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2017-01-21 Missing Skier Big White

Jan
21

9 members of Central Okanagan SAR responded
to search for a missing skier north of the Big White
Ski area. The subject was found in good condition
and was turned over to the RCMP
.

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2017-01-08 Out of Bounds Skier Big White

Jan
08

7 Central Okanagan SAR and 2 convergent
Kelowna Snowmobile Club members responded to
search for a lost out-of-bounds skier at Big White.
The subject made his own way out and SAR was
stood down.

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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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