Nov. 6, 2011: Missing Woman - Lake Piru / Los Padres National Forest

11/06/11 , Sunday 07:15– 13:30 Hours

M. White and I. Roberts escort the subject from the copter. Photo by Antonio M. Arizo

A woman was reported missing in the Los Padres National Forest north of Lake Piru on Saturday 11/5/11. The Fillmore team responded to start searching the area with field teams going throughout the night. The East Valley team was activated to continue the search the following morning. Fifteen East Valley team members responded. The Ventura County Sheriff's helicopter assisted by inserting teams into the field. While inserting the second team into the field, the crew in the copter spotted the subject on a ridge. The copter dropped off two team members to check the subject out and escort her to the landing zone. The subject was flown back to the command post at Lake Piru where after a medical evaluation was found to be unharmed.

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