2013-08-18 Possible Drowning Okanagan Lake Near the Eldorado

Aug
19

13 members from Central Okanagan and Vernon SAR responded with Kelowna Marine Rescue to assist with a possible drowning on Okanagan Lake.  Subject was located by the RCMP helicopter, recovered and turned over to the Corner. 

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2013-08-18 Injured Person Shorts Creek Area

Aug
19

10 COSAR members responded along withKelowna Fire to rescue an injured hiker who hadsustained an injury hiking down a very steep,unstable embankment near Fintry Landing. SARwas stood down when BCAS was able to walk thesubject out.

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2013-08-18 Lost/Stranded Off-Roaders Mt Moore/Greystokes

Aug
19

10 COSAR members responded to rescue strandedoff -roaders on Mt Moore near Big White. Thesubjects were found in good condition and escortedout by RCMP

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2013-08-15 Overdue traveller West Kelowna

Aug
15

7 Central Okanagan SAR with assistance from 8 PEP Air members responded to search for an overdue traveller near West Kelowna. The subject was located alive and well by SAR.

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2013-07-19 Missing ATV Riders Oyama Lake Road

Jul
20

10 COSAR members responded to search for amale and female who were reported missing afterthey did not return from a late night ATV ride in theOyama Lake Road area of Lake Country. Thesubjects were located deceased and were turnedover to the Coroner.

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2013-07-14 Overturned Raft on Okanagan Lake

Jul
15

14 Central Okanagan SAR members and 3 Kelowna and 6 Peachland Marine Rescuemembers responded following a report of an overturneddingy/raft on Okanagan Lake. SAR were stooddown. The raft turned out to be a ski tube that flewoff a boat that did not turn around to pick it up.

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2013-07-02 Medical Distress On Pincushion Mountain

Jul
02

8 Central Okanagan SAR members responded torescue a subject suffering from heat exhaustion on atrail in Peachland. The subject walked out of thearea on their own.

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2013-06-29 Mutial Aid for a Drowning on Wood Lake

Jun
29

10 COSAR members assited 17 members form Vernon SAR in a search for a male who was presumed drowned while attempting to rescue 3 children in Wood Lake.  COSAR was stood down en route when the Decesed male was located by Veron SAR and turned over to the Corner.

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2013-05-28 Missing Special Needs Youth Mount Boucherie

May
28

9 Central Okanagan SAR and 5 Penticton SARmembers responded to assist RCMP with awheelchair bound special needs youth that wentmissing in the Mount Boucherie area of WestKelowna. SAR was stood down after the subjectwas located unharmed.

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2013-05-26 Missing 65 Year Old Male With Down Syndrome and Dimentia

May
27

17 Central Okanagan SAR members and 3 convergent volunteers participated in the search for a missing 65 year old male suffering from dementia and Down Syndrome. The male was located in good condition and transferred to BCAS for assessment.

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