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DATE/TIME: July 15, 2018 / 5:40 pm

INCIDENT:   Helicopter Hoist Rescue

LOCATION:   Big Falls / Forest Falls, San Bernardino

VICTIM:         16 year-old female, resident of Moreno Valley

SUMMARY:  On Sunday, July 15, 2018, at approximately 5:40 pm, Sheriff’s Air Rescue 306 was requested by San Bernardino County Fire, for a hiker who fell and injured her leg, arm and head. When AR306 arrived, they contacted fire personnel and they advised the subject could not walk due to her injuries. AR306 lowered a medic and a rescue basket to the victim, approximately 135 feet. The victim was stabilized by the medic and placed into the rescue basket. The victim and the medic were hoisted to the helicopter and the victim was transported to Loma Linda University Medical Center for treatment.

Air Rescue 306 Crew:

Pilot- Deputy Ryan Peppler

Crew Chief- Reserve Deputy Wayne Hess

Medics- Volunteer Chris Williams

Reserve Medic Jim Fagelson

Refer:    Deputy Ryan Peppler

Station:  San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Aviation

Phone No.  909-252-4100

DR No. BDC 18-144688

John McMahon, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department