Articles Tagged With ‘Helicopter Rescues’




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Vehicle plunges 300 feet off Highway 154 in Santa Barbara County

Two men suffered major injuries but survived after their vehicle plunged about 300 feet off the side of a road in Santa Barbara County on Sunday. Shortly after 2 p.m., the vehicle went off Highway 154 near the Windy Gap.... (Continue reading)

Girl plunges 300 feet off Ragged Point

A 12-year-old girl fell approximately 300 feet off Ragged Point on Monday and survived. The girl suffered a head injury and was rescued by a Coast Guard helicopter. [Tribune] Shortly after 11 a.m., the girl fell from a cliff near... (Continue reading)

Coast Guard rescues pair of boaters near Morro Bay

A Coast Guard crew airlifted two sailors who reported they were in distress northwest of Morro Bay on Monday. Due to dangerous conditions, the rescue was not completed until Tuesday morning. At 9:15 p.m. on Monday, the Coast Guard’s Los... (Continue reading)

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 crews arrived at Bishop Peak,... (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 Obispo resident Cody Lydy, 27,... (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 the mountain around 5:30 p.m.... (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 2:30 p.m., Cal Fire received... (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. Around 5 p.m., Cal Fire... (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 identified the man as Fresno... (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 a creek with a friend... (Continue reading)



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