2014-01-13 Missing snowmobilers Greystokes Area

Jan
13

7 Central Okanagan SAR, 5 Vernon SAR, 1 PEP Air, and 6 convergent volunteers responded to search for three missing snowmobilers in the Greystokes area of Kelowna. SAR was stood down when the snowmobilers made their own way out.

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2014-01-10 Out of bounds skier Gem Lake

Jan
10

9 COSAR responded with convergent volunteers to rescue an injured out of bounds skier in the Gem Lake Ski area near Big White. 9 Penticton SAR were called to provide mutual aid via HETS but were stood down when the COSAR team advised the subject had been taken out of the area and transferred to BCAS.  

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2013-12-30 Lost hikers Beaver Lake Area

Dec
30

8 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to locate two young male hikers in the Beaver Lake area. The fathers of the two subjects went in after them and walked them out to the other side of the valley where the SAR team was waiting for them

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2013-12-28 Stuck Motorist on Postill Lake Road

Dec
28

1 COSAR member was called to provide local knowledge to assist RCMP with a motorist who became stuck on the Postill Lake Road near Kelowna. The subject decided to abandon the vehicle and wait to be picked up by RCMP who were going to travel up the road.  

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2013-12-17 Lost male in Kelowna Mission area

Dec
17

2 COSAR members were stood down while responding to an RCMP request to locate a lost male 4X4ing in the Mission area of Kelowna. The subject was located and did not require assistance.

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2013-11-15 Overdue Hunters Pratt Lake West of Falkland

Nov
15

4 Central Okanagan SAR, 4 Wells Gray SAR,15 Kamloops SAR, 5 Vernon SAR, and 9 PEP Air members responded to search for two overdue hunters in the Pratt Lake area west of Falkland. The subjects were located cold, but otherwise okay.

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2013-11-04 Stranded Male at Little White

Nov
04

10 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for a stranded male near Little White. SAR was stood down when subject was spotted and picked up by RCMP Air Services.

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2013-10-20 Overdue Woodcutter James Lake Area

Oct
20

8 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to search for an overdue woodcutter in the James Lake area of Kelowna. The subject was located deceased and was turned over to the Coroner

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2013-09-13 Overdue Fishermen Mcculloch Lake

Sep
13

8 COSAR members responded to search for 2 overdue fishermen on McCulloch Lake. The subjects were located on a small island in the Lake, one was mildly hypothermic and was passed to BCAS for treatment.

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2013-09-09 Dirtbiker out of Fuel North East of Kelowna

Sep
09

5 Central Okanagan Search and Rescue members responded to retreive a Male who was out of fuel from the night before when his friends were unable to locate him.

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