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First Responders Work Together to Save Hiker in Whiteshell

Wednesday, August 9, 2023 - First responders worked together to to rescue a 40-year-old female hiker on the Mantario Trail in Whiteshell Provincial Park n Monday around 5:25 pm.

Lac du Bonnet RCMP worked with STARS, who attended and confirmed the woman's location, but were unable to land. Officers also worked with Conservation Officers to get advice on the terrain and the location. Due to the difficulty in accessing the location of the hiker, RCMP were able to deploy a smaller helicopter at approximately 9:30 am on August 8, 2023.

On the helicopter was the flight crew and an RCMP officer with experience in the specific terrain from his work fighting wildfires and helicopter operations.

The rescue attempt was successful, and the female was brought to Lac du Bonnet, where her care was taken over by Emergency Medical Services.


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