2016-09-01 Walkaway Male Kelowna

Sep
01

8 COSAR members responded to assist an injured 65 year old female at the Myra Canyon Walkway. The subject was successfully rescued and transferred to BCAS
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2016-08-27 Okanagan Lake Bridge Jumper

Aug
27

4 Kelowna Fire members and 3 CORD SAR members responded to a person who jumped off the William Bennet Bridge and did not resurface. SAR was stood down as witnesses reported the subject on shore
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2016-08-26 Injured Horseback Rider Peachland

Aug
26

8 COSAR and 17 Penticton SAR members responded for an injured horseback rider in Peachland . Subject was extracted by HETS and transferred to BCAS.

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2016-08-12 Stranded Diabetic Male Lake Country

Aug
12

6 CORD SAR members responded to assist a stranded diabetic male in the Lake Country area. SAR was stood down when the RCMP members on scene, walked the subject out to safety

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2016-03-20 Two Snowmobilers Little White

Mar
20

9 COSAR members responded as requested by RCMP to search for 2 snowmobilers on Little White Mountain. The subjects were located and escorted back safe.

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2016-03-16 Lost Sledder with Children Trappers Main FSR

Mar
16

5 Central Okanagan SAR members responded as requested by RCMP to search for a lost sledder and her two children in the Trappers Main /CopperKettle area near Big White . SAR was stood down when they were located by the local Fire Department
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2016-03-07 Care Home Walkaway Vernon

Mar
07

1 Shuswap, 1 Central Okanagan and 17 Vernon SAR members responded to search for an elderly lady who walked away from her care residence in Vernon. The resident was located alive and passed to BCAS for care.

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2016-03-01 Stranded Motorist Bear Main FSR

Mar
01

4 Central Okanagan SAR members responded to rescue a motorist stranded since the previous afternoon off the Bear Main FSR in West Kelowna. SAR arrived on scene by snowmobile and found a single set of tracks leading away from the vehicle. After following the tracks for 5 1/2 km out to the FSR, it appeared that the subject had been picked up by a vehicle at that point. SAR stood down pending further investigation by RCMP.

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2016-02-21 Party Of 6 Overdue Snowmobilers Lumby

Feb
21

3 members of Vernon, Shuswap and COSAR SAR along with 8 PEP Air members responded to search for 6 overdue snowmobilers in the Lumby area. All of the subjects were located alive and well.

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2016-02-07 2 Missing Skiers Gem Lake

Feb
07

3 COSAR,1 Penticton SAR and 2 Kelowna snowmobile members, as convergent volunteers, responded to search for 2 missing skiers last reported to be in the area of the Gem Lake chair on Big White. SAR was stood down while mustering, as the subjects walked out to a road and were picked up by a passing motorist
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