2015-11-28 Lost Snowboarder Big White area

Nov
28

9 Central Okanagan, 10 Penticton and 1 Vernon SAR members responded to locate a lost snowboarder in the Big White area. The subject was located in good condition and was turned over to BCAS for assessment
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2015-11-27 Missing Hunter Dollar Mountain

Nov
27

5 Grand Forks and 6 COSAR members responded to search for an overdue hunter on the Beaverdell side of Dollar Mountain. SAR was stood down after the hunter was located by the RCMP.

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2015-11-20 Missing Dirt Biker Big White Area

Nov
20

4 COSAR members responded to locate a missing dirt biker near Big White. SAR was stood down when RCMP located the subject in good condition.

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2015-11-09 Stuck Vehicle Bear Lake Main

Nov
09

4 COSAR, 9 Penticton SAR and 5 PEP AIR members responded to search for 4 people that got lost in the woods after their 4 wheel drive vehicle became stuck. The subjects made their own way out and SAR was stood down.

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2015-10-28 Missing Autistic Male West Kelowna

Oct
28

22 members frp, COSAR, Penticton SAR and Oliver/Osoyoos SAR responded to search for a missing autistic male who was last seen at the West Bank first nations reserve. SAR was stood down after the subject was located alive by the RCMP.

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2015-10-25 Injured Hiker Kettle Valley

Oct
25

6 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue an injured 60 year old hiker on a trail in the Kettle Valley. The hiker was passed to BCAS, suffering a knee injury

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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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