The Arizona Department of Public Safety (DPS) Air Rescue Crew assists in Superstition Mountains
Same DPS pilot on three similar rescues including White Tank Mountains last week
Friday, March 9, 2012 -
On March 2, 2012 at 4:06 p.m, DPS Phoenix Ranger was requested by the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office to assist in the search and rescue and technical rescue of an injured person 3.5 miles north of the First Water Trailhead in the
This mission began shortly after 4p.m. and ended at about 1:40a.m.
The hiker identified as Edward Weston 47 from
The pilot, Hunter French, was also involved in the rescue of several teens hiking in the
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