Hokkaido Police SAR Event Record (translated)

Date of SAR event: 2019/02/21 (Thu)

Foreign
Male
20’s

Age

United States

Residence

SAR Event ID 2019-44-1
Injury

Outcome

Disaster SAR Helicopter

SAR Involved

Trip

Cause

Winter

Season

Group

Party status

Backcountry

Winter Activity

Google Translated Description
The distressed person entered mountain skiing at Mt. Maka course at around 6 am and skied around 8th at around 2 pm around 2 o’clock in the afternoon, and skis were taken in the hollow of the snow surface and the right foot was injured, another skier Rescue request to the fire department through (※ disaster prevention helicopter rescues distressed people)

Extra details

Locale: Yotei-zan (羊蹄山, 1898m)
Number in party: 6
Number in party requiring assistance: 1
Residence: United States
References: Information translated from Mountain SAR Events (2019) by the Hokkaido Police.

Original Japanese Description

遭難者は午前6時頃真狩コース登山口から山スキーで入山、午後2時頃8合目付近をスキーで滑走中、雪面のくぼみにスキーをとられて転倒し右足を負傷、別のスキーヤーを介して消防に救助要請(※防災ヘリが遭難者を救助)

Details as per Police data

年度:2019年度|番号:44|発生日:2019/02/21|曜日:木|山岳名、標高、市町村名:羊蹄山 (ようていざん), 1898m, (虻田郡倶知安町、京極町、喜茂別町、ニセコ町、真狩村)|構成人数:6|遭難者数:1|居住地:アメリカ|性別:男|年齢:20代|職業:会社員|態様:負傷|原因:転倒

出典:山岳遭難発生状況(平成31年)(北海道警察)