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January 31, 2007
Army Guard Helicopter to depart Timberline for rescue operation on S. Side of Mt. Hood
 
The UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter from the Oregon Army National Guard is departing Timberline Lodge en route to Hogs Back to effect a night vision and hoist operation rescue of the 45 year old female on Mt. Hood.
 
They have been on standby waiting word from the Clackamas County officials to move forward.  We are unsure at this time if the injured hiker will be taken to Legacy Emmanuel or OHSU for treatment.
 
Additional details will be published as they become available.

Contact Info:
 
Kay Fristad
503-931-5179
 
Capt Michael Braibish
503-932-5805