April 5, 2007
By Tech. Sgt. Brian E. Christiansen
The UH-60 Black Hawk pilot and crew search the terrain for the "missing" hiker.
The terrain is rugged and covered with trees, making the search more difficult.
Greg Atchley, a North Carolina Emergency Management team leader, shows GPS equipment to Capt. Jerry Rogers, of the Charlotte Fire Department.
A "nice day" means finding the "lost" hiker and bringing him back safely.
A Soldier gets a better view. Then, he spots the missing hiker.
A Soldier assists a member of the North Carolina Helo Aquatic Response Team out of a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter.
The search pays off. The "lost hiker" is found and a crewmember prepares to hoist him aboard the helicopter.
The "lost hiker" is hoisted aboard the helicopter.