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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2016-10-05 Mutual Air Falkland

Oct
05

30 Vernon SAR, 5 Kelowna SAR and 6 PEP Air members responded to search for an injured trucker missing on a FSR in the Falkland area, who had sent distress calls by radio. After several days of searching with no sign of the missing trucker, teams were stood down by RCMP, pending further information coming to light

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2016-09-29 Injured Female Myra Canyon

Sep
29

8 COSAR members responded to assist an injured 65 year old female at the Myra Canyon Walkway.The subject was successfully rescued and transferred to BCAS

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2016-09-26 Injured Mountain Biker Canyon ridge

Sep
26

7 COSAR and 4 Vernon SAR members responded to rescue an injured mountain biker suffering from neck and head injuries in the Canyon Ridge area. The patient was air lifted out by SAR and transferred to BCAS.

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2016-09-24 Injured Male Crawford Falls

Sep
24

7 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue male who fell down Crawford Falls near Kelowna. The injured subject was rescued by Kelowna Fire Dept 's high angle rescue team and was transferred to BCAS
.

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