Grand Junction, CO

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

107 57.6W

Longitude

39 01.0N

Amount Saved

1

On 28 February 2018 at 1841 UTC the COSPAS-SARSAT system detected a 406 MHz Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) at 39 01.0N 107 57.6W, 20 miles east of Grand Junction, CO. The beacon was activated when the owner injured his knee while skiing on the Grand Mesa. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the SARSAT alert and notified the Colorado Search and Rescue Board, which dispatched a search team to the SARSAT position and assisted the skier off the slopes with a minor injury.
1 SARSAT RESCUE