2014-04-03 Missing Elderly Male in Forks Road area

Apr
03

9 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for an elderly diabetic male missing in the area of Forks Road in Kelowna. While en route to the location, the SAR team was stood down as an RCMP officer had located the male.

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2014-03-22 Injured Snowmobiler in Kelowna area

Mar
22

BCAS requested COSAR respond for a medical rescue of an injured snowmobiler with a possible broken femur. 18 COSAR members were stood down while mustering when they were advised that the subject was brought safely out of the area to an awaiting ambulance.

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2014-03-07 Stuck Snowmobilers in Beaver Lake Road Area

Mar
07

11 COSAR members were called out to assist a snowmobiler who was reported to be stuck in the Beaver Road area of Winfield. Two people were located and escorted safely out of the area.

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2014-02-28 Cyclist in Distress up Crawford Trail

Feb
28

7 COSAR members responded to assist BCAS with a male cyclist in distress 30 kms up the Crawford Trail. The Fire Department was able to reach the subject and SAR was stood down.  

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2014-02-25 Stranded Snowmobiler Big White Area

Feb
25

2 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a snowmobiler that had contacted police to advise he was stranded on a mountain in the Big White area. SAR was stood down while mustering when RCMP Air 3 advised the subject had been rescued.

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2014-02-21 Overdue Subjects Bear Creek Main

Feb
21

1 COSAR member was called to assist RCMP with locating a male and his 2 sons who failed to return from retrieving their vehicle after it had been abandoned days before on the Bear Creek Main Road in West Kelowna. SAR was stood down when police advised that the subjects had been in touch with the family.

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2014-02-18 Stranded Subjects up Bear Creek Main

Feb
18

1 COSAR member responded to rescue 2 subjects stranded off road, up the Bear Creek Main, near Terrace Mountain. The subjects were brought out by RCMP and SAR was stood down.

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2014-02-15 Missing Snowmobilers on Park Nelson Mountain

Feb
15

16 Vernon and 8 Central Okanagan SAR and 5 PEP Air members responded to search for missing snowmobilers on Park Nelson Mountain. The subjects were located and were picked up and flown out by heli.

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2014-02-08 Stranded Subjects Darke Lake Park Area

Feb
08

11 COSAR members responded to rescue two people stranded in a UTV in the Darke Lake Provincial Park area. Both subjects were located in good condition and were escorted out of the area by SAR members

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2014-01-15 Overdue Skiers Big White

Jan
15

5 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for two overdue skiers at Big White. SAR was stood down when the RCMP advised that the skiers had returned.

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