Thursday, February 02, 2012

Oregon Civil Air Patrol Enters Search for Missing Mushroom Hunters

Four (4) Oregon Cessna 182 Search Aircraft such as this one are currently participating in a search for 3 missing mushroom hunters in Curry County

Oregon Civil Air Patrol air search and rescue teams have been called upon to assist Curry County search and rescue teams who are searching an area near the Rogue River for three people reported as overdue mushroom hunters.

CAP search aircraft from Brookings and Medford began participating in the search Wednesday at the request of Oregon Emergency Management and are continuing air search operations again Thursday with additional aircraft from Portland and Salem.

News Release from: Oregon Civil Air Patrol

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