Talon Helicopters'S ARCHIVE

  •   August 22, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Coquitlam SAR received a call from the Joint Rescue Coordination Center in Comox, to let them know that a Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) had been activated by a group of 3 hikers on the fools gold trail just above Pitt Lake. With no information beyond the route and the […]

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  • Date: December 29th, 2010 Location: Montizambert Creek Drainage Lat/Long: N 49° 24.534’ W 123° 12.618′ Elevation: (approx) 1000 meters Time: 16:00 – 23:00 North Shore Rescue SAR Managers were paged by West Vancouver Police @ approximately 16:00 for two stranded snowboarders on Cypress Mountain. The snowboarders, having an iPhone, were able to give a rough […]

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  • Friday North Shore Rescue was asked to rescue a group of 7 Germans (and their dog) from a mountainous area west of Harrison Lake. The rescue was very time compressed, and NSR managed to pluck them from the mountain just before nightfall. Global News video coverage. Saturday NSR assisted Coquitlam SAR for a small re-activation […]

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  • NSR HFRS members participated in a “recert” with Blackcomb Helicopters in preparation for the Olympics. This satisfies the legal requirement with Transport Canada that NSR personnel must train annually with all their helicopter charter providers. It also gave members a chance to familiarize themselves with the pilots and with the aircraft that we will be […]

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  • North Shore Rescue HFRS technicians were joined by their fellow members as well as members from the Canadian Forces, RCMP/ISU, WVPD, Coquitlam SAR, Lions Bay SAR and the Canadian Avalanche Rescue Dog Association (CARDA) in a training exercise Sunday. HFRS techs honed their skills inserting and extracting personnel into steep terrain, requiring transfering members from […]

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