Santa Cruz Search
December 18, 2012

  • Team members being briefed on the boat ride out to Santa Cruz Island
  • Unloading gear from the boat
  • Upper Ojai team member looking back to the Santa Cruz Island ranger station
  • C. Buttitta taking notes while searching
  • Jim Frank (left) of Santa Barbara SAR debriefs the searchers
  • C. Buttitta and M. White check out a map of the subject's location
  • Searchers resting while waiting for the boat ride back
  • Search team loading gear onto the Island Packer boat
  • Searchers on the 2-hour boat ride back with swells up to 9 feet.