Articles Tagged With ‘Helicopter Rescues’




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Woman airlifted off Bishop Peak

A 59-year-old who became light-headed while hiking ended up being airlifted off Bishop Peak Sunday afternoon. [KSBY] Around 4 p.m., the San Luis Obispo Fire Department received a call about a light-headed hiker. When fire... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Montana de Oro after all-night affair

A hiker who ran out of gas spent Saturday night sleeping on a tarp with rescue workers near a Montana de Oro trail. The next morning, a helicopter airlifted him to safety. [KSBY] San Luis... (Continue reading)

Hiker falls on Bishop Peak, severely injured

A hiker fell near the top of Bishop Peak Thursday evening and was airlifted off the mountain. Fire officials say the man suffered severe injuries. San Luis Obispo and Cal Fire crews began hiking up... (Continue reading)

Helicopter airlifts hiker out of Montana de Oro

A CHP helicopter airlifted an injured hiker, who reportedly broke his ankle while he was 1.5 miles up a trail in Montana de Oro State Park, to a local hospital on Sunday. [Tribune] Shortly after... (Continue reading)

Man rescued from Pirate’s Cove cliff

Emergency personnel rescued one of two people who were reportedly stuck on a cliff at Pirate’s Cove Sunday evening. Rescue workers called off the search for the second person, who is believed not to exist.... (Continue reading)

Man proposes on Morro Rock, botches the landing

A man climbed on top of Morro Rock Thursday morning to digitally propose to his girlfriend. The woman reportedly said “yes,” but emergency crews then had to rescue her fiancé from the rock. Police have... (Continue reading)

Trail of blood leads to missing Santa Maria biker

Santa Barbara County search and rescue personnel followed footprints and a trail of blood to locate a missing dirt biker and survival specialist Sunday morning. Search teams found the missing Santa Maria man standing in... (Continue reading)

Santa Maria child airlifted after hit-and-run

A suspect drove a pickup truck through a Santa Maria apartment complex, hit a 5-year-old boy and fled on Saturday, according to the city’s police department. A helicopter then airlifted the boy to a Santa... (Continue reading)

Woman plunges 100 feet off Gaviota bridge

A 56-year-old woman fell 100 feet off of a railroad trestle bridge in Gaviota Sunday afternoon, according to the Santa Barbara County Fire Department. The woman reportedly survived with moderate to major injuries. A helicopter... (Continue reading)

Hiker airlifted from Bishop Peak in SLO

A California Highway Patrol helicopter airlifted a 28-year-old man from Bishop Peak Sunday evening after the hiker reportedly broke his femur. [Tribune] Around 5:42 p.m., several agencies responded to Bishop Peak to assist the injured... (Continue reading)



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