2015-10-15 Injured Mountain Biker Knox Mountain Park

Oct
15

COSAR were stood down while responding to assist BCAS with an injured mountain biker on a biking trail at the Knox Mountain Park. 1 SAR member was stood down prior to mustering the team as Kelowna Fire was able to access the subject without SAR assistance.

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2015-09-26 Stuck Vehicle Oyama Area

Sep
26

8 Central Okanagan SAR members and 7 Vernon SAR members responded to rescue a vehicle that became stuck in the back-country in the Winfield, Lake Country area. The subject and his father were located alive and well. Their vehicle was left behind but they were escorted out to safety

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2015-09-13 Missing Female

Sep
13

86 SAR members from Central Okanagan, Penticton, Oliver/Osoyoos, Arrow Lakes, Vernon and PEP Air were contacted by RCMP to search for the vehicle of a despondent female near Big White. After an extensive search involving multiple points of interest, the subject was located deceased inside her vehicle.

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2015-09-11 Injured Mountain Biker

Sep
11

2 COSAR members responded to rescue an injured mountain biker in Winfield. SAR was stood down within minutes of the initial call, as BCAS was able to access the subject without assistance

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2015-09-07 Injured Mountain Biker

Sep
07

10 Central Okanagan SAR and 5 Penticton SAR members responded to rescue an injured mountain biker on Smith Creek Trail. Penticton SAR performed a HETS rescue, brought the subject out and turned them over to BCAS.

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2015-08-12 Missing 9 Year Old Boy

Aug
12

9 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a missing 9 year old boy in the area of the William Bennett Bridge near Kelowna. The boy was safely located and returned to his parents.

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2015-08-12 Missing ATV Operator

Aug
12

10 Kelowna, Penticton and Oliver SAR members responded to search for a missing ATV operator in the Crystal Mountain Ski Hill area . The subject was located in good condition
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2015-07-24 Injured Female

Jul
24

4 Central Okanagan SAR, 14 Penticton SAR and 3 Oliver/Osoyoos SAR members responded as requested by BCAS to rescue an injured female from down an embankment on the Dam Trail. Subject rescued and transported to hospital by 442 Squadron

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2015-07-20 Missing Hikers

Jul
20

Over 3 days, 27 SAR members from COSAR, Penticton, Oliver SAR and Princeton participated in a search to assist RCMP who were following up on a note left by an unknown number of hikers, that was found a camp site at an Hyce beach at Divide Lake. The note stated that the hikers left on 2015-07-07 and were due to return 2015-07-13. SAR members were stood down after an extensive search of the area with nothing found.

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2015-07-14 Despondent Male

Jul
14

5 Central Okanagan SAR members and 3 Kelowna Fire Rescue members responded to search for a despondent male at Bear Creek Park in West Kelowna. The subject was found and SAR was stood down.

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