Shuswap SAR rescue pilot from downed plane in Salmon Arm
6 volunteer SAR members hiked in to locate the Cessna plane around Mount Ida
Shuswap SAR rescued a pilot from a downed plane near Salmon Arm early Saturday morning.
The volunteer search and rescue group were called out at 9:16 p.m. Friday, when a Cessna 152 plane went down around Mount Ida.
Search Manager John Schutt says they sent out six members to search for the plane and its lone pilot.
The search team found the pilot to be in good health, and are walking him out to a clearing, where he will be picked up by helicopter and taken to a local hospital.
There is no word yet on how the plane crashed.