Auburn, CA

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

120 10.3W

Longitude

38 56.5N

Amount Saved

1

On 29 June 2018 at 2238 UTC a PLB was detected at 38 56.5N 120 10.3W, near Lake Tahoe in El Dorado National Forest, CA. It was activated after its owner got lost while hiking. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and contacted the California Office of Emergency Management, which dispatched the local Sheriff's Department to escort the hiker to safety. No injuries were reported. 
1 SARSAT RESCUE