Home Port - Covington, OH

Date

Type

Personal

Latitude

108 32.8W

Longitude

38 32.2N

Amount Saved

1

On 19 September 2019 at 1428 UTC (1028 EDT) a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) was detected at 38 32.2N 108 32.8W, 35 miles south of Grand Junction, CO. It was activated after a hunter was mistakenly shot with an arrow by another hunter. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center received the alert and notified the Colorado Search and Rescue Board, which dispatched a helicopter to the location. The hunter was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. 
1 SARSAT RESCUE