Daring helicopter rescue saves pair of snowmobilers lost for 2 days
Snowmobilers were trapped for two days and nights in a steep gully in the Shuswap district of BC
Two snowmobilers trapped in a deep gully for two days and nights had to be saved using a helicopter longline and winch.
Members of the Vernon Search and Rescue team posted video of the dramatic rescue in which a rescue volunteer is lowered 150 feet to the ground to secure the snowmobilers in a harness, then pulled one at a time into the helicopter.
According to reports the snowmobilers got stuck Thursday Jan. 21, and were rescued the morning of Saturday Jan 23.