Talon Helicopters'S ARCHIVE

  • Today North Shore Rescue was tasked by BC Ambulance to respond to Mount Seymour for an injured hiker. The hiker was on the trail, headed to Dog Mountain, when he slipped on ice and sustained a serious lower leg injury. Compounding this situation was the fact that the hiker was dressed very lightly with frigid […]

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  • First let me apologize for the gap in task reports. We have had a very busy July and early August and with holidays it was hard to keep up. Yesterday North Shore Rescue was requested for a helicopter rescue response to Vancouver Island to assist Cowichan Search and Rescue  with the evacuation of a injured subject […]

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  • On July 3, North Shore Rescue was activated by BC Ambulance for an injured male hiker somewhere near Norvan Falls. He had become separated from his group and sustained a fall which resulted in immobilizing injuries. Luckily he was able to use his cell phone to call 911. This area can be described as patchy […]

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  • On Thursday June 26, NSR responded to Ridge Meadows SAR for a mutual aid tasking in the Gold Creek search. The previous day a 23 year old female fell into the creek and was swept away. After extensive search efforts by Ridge Meadows SAR and Fire, additional support was called in from surrounding teams. NSR […]

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  • This afternoon NSR was activated by North Vancouver RCMP for a injured hiker on the front side of Grouse Mountain. After a brief investigation it was determined the subject was West of the tram lines in a deep drainage of Grouse Creek. As such the NSR helicopter rescue team, and ground teams were immediately dispatched […]

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