Home Port - San Luis Obispo, CA

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

118 50.2W

Longitude

36 50.2N

Amount Saved

1

On 12 November 2019 at 1757 UTC (1257 EST) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was detected at 36 50.2N 118 50.2W, in Kings Canyon National Park, CA. It was activated by a hiker who was stranded on a high ridge. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and contacted the California Office of Emergency Services, which launched a helicopter to the position and transported the hiker to safety.
1 SARSAT RESCUE