Denver, CO

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

106 29.8W

Longitude

39 28.4N

Amount Saved

1

DISTRESS. On 24 June 2019 at 2135 UTC a PLB was detected at 39 28.4N 106 29.8W, 7 miles west of Red Cliff, CO. It was activated when a skier was injured in an avalanche. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and notified the Colorado Search and Rescue Board (CSRB) of the activation. CSRB directed the High-Altitude Aviation Training Site to launch a helicopter to the position. It arrived on scene, successfully extracted and hoisted up the skier, then transported him to Vail Health Hospital for treatment. 1 SARSAT RESCUE