Home Port - Denver, CO

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

107 04.0W

Longitude

39 07.2N

Amount Saved

1

On 28 August 2018 at 2122 UTC (1722 EDT) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB)was detected at 39 07.2N 107 04.0W, 14 miles southwest of Aspen, Co on Snowmass Mountain. It was activated when a mountain climber fell and was injured. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and notified the Colorado Search and Rescue Board, which launched a Gunnison County Sheriff helicopter and ground team to the position. The aircrew located the climber and transported him to a local hospital for treatment. 
1 SARSAT RESCUE