SAR conducts rescue July 28

  • Friday, August 9, 2019 3:20pm
  • News

A search-and-rescue team from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island rescued an injured female hiker on Mount Stuart Sunday, July 28.

At approximately 6:15 p.m., the SAR crew received a call to rescue the hiker who had suffered a compound leg fracture.

The SAR crew arrived at her location on Mount Stuart at an elevation of about 8,800 feet by about 7:40 p.m.

After inserting two crew-members on scene to prep the patient, the SAR crew hoisted the injured hiker and two crew-members aboard the helicopter by approximately 9:40 p.m.

The SAR crew transported the patient to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.

More in News

Sand build-up leads to closure of Mutiny Bay boat ramp

The boat launch at Mutiny Bay will remain closed due to sand… Continue reading

Lions member building birdhouses to help food bank

A South Whidbey man is using his time at home constructively by… Continue reading

South Whidbey registering kindergarteners for 2020-21

Our goal is to register all prospective kindergarten students as soon as… Continue reading

Clinton walk-in clinic set to open June 2

A new Clinton walk-in clinic is slated to open June 2 and… Continue reading

Restaurants, retail and other businesses in Island County can reopen under variance

Restaurants can serve people at tables inside, stylists can start cutting hair,… Continue reading

Coupeville Memorial Day parade cancelled, but other recognitions planned for Central Whidbey

Coupeville’s annual Memorial Day parade is cancelled, but the Coupeville Chamber of… Continue reading

Car destroyed by fire

Photo by West Coast Fire Media-Bryan Fick Nobody was injured in a… Continue reading

Greenbank man accused of raping unconscious woman

A 36-year-old Greenbank man is in jail after he was allegedly caught… Continue reading

Langley sees crime spike in last 2 months

Property crimes have been on the rise in Langley for the last… Continue reading

Most Read