Articles Tagged With ‘search and rescue’




Grover Beach woman killed in Santa Barbara County crash

A Grover Beach woman died after her vehicle plunged about 400 feet down a cliff near Stagecoach Road and Highway 154 in rural Santa Barbara County on Thursday. At about 1 p.m., a Santa Barbara County air unit found the... (Continue reading)

Man reported missing in ocean near Guadalupe

Rescue crews are searching for a man who is believed to have drowned near Point Sal, close to the city of Guadalupe. [KEYT] Emergency personnel received a call around 4:20 p.m. Sunday stating a man had fallen off a cliff... (Continue reading)

Second person killed in Central Coast plane crash

A second person died in a Thursday night plane crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County. The plane reportedly took off from an airport in  San Luis Obispo County en route to San Diego. Authorities found the body... (Continue reading)

Pilot killed in Central Coast plane crash

The pilot of a small plane that reportedly took off in San Luis Obispo died in a crash in a remote area of Santa Barbara County Thursday night. Authorities have yet to determine the identity of the pilot. Responders were... (Continue reading)

Plane leaves SLO, crashes in Santa Barbara County

A small plane that reportedly departed from San Luis Obispo County Regional Airport crashed late Thursday night in Santa Barbara County. [KSBY] At least one person was on the Cessna 182 when it crashed, authorities say. It is not yet... (Continue reading)

National Guard airman’s body found at Big Sur

Rescue workers found the body of a 24-year-old National Guard airman submerged in 20 feet of water by a Big Sur beach Wednesday morning. [Monterey County Herald] San Jose resident Khiem Nguyen was fishing with three friends at Big Sur’s... (Continue reading)

Teen injured at Santa Barbara County nude beach

A teenager is in serious condition after a cave partially collapsed trapping him Saturday in the More Mesa Beach area. More Mesa Beach is a popular Santa Barbara County nude beach. The wide beach is backed by high, dirt cliffs.... (Continue reading)

Sheriff considering abandoning search for missing plane

The San Luis Obispo County Sheriff’s dive team is contemplating abandoning the search for a missing plane that went down off the coast of Oceano last Tuesday with two people aboard. For the past six days, the department utilized sonar... (Continue reading)

Injured SLO hiker rescued from Bishop Peak

Several emergency response agencies combined to rescue a hiker who broke his leg Thursday night after falling off a steep section of a Bishop Peak trail. Around 9:25 p.m. Thursday, a 19-year-old man fractured his lower leg on the Foothill... (Continue reading)