Bakersfield, CA

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

118 32.3W

Longitude

36 49.4N

Amount Saved

1

DISTRESS. On 23 June 2019 at 1704 UTC a PLB was detected at 36 49.4N 118 32.3W, 2 miles northeast of Kanawyers, CA in Kings Canyon National Park. It was activated when a hiker began experiencing heat exhaustion. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and contacted Kings Canyon National Park Rangers. Using the SARSAT-provided position, the Rangers located the hiker and escorted her safely out of the park. 1 SARSAT RESCUE