Capt. Josh Johnson of the Charlotte Fire Department, top, and Lt. Don Gurkin of Greenville Fire and Rescue are lifted by a Blackhawk helicopter from the top of a stranded car during a search and rescue drill hosted by the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season in Greenville, N.C. On Wednesday, a 70-year-old hiker who hurt his hip deep in the woods near a waterfall in the N.C. mountains was rescued by a Blackhawk helicopter crew that included members of the Charlotte Fire Department.
Capt. Josh Johnson of the Charlotte Fire Department, top, and Lt. Don Gurkin of Greenville Fire and Rescue are lifted by a Blackhawk helicopter from the top of a stranded car during a search and rescue drill hosted by the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season in Greenville, N.C. On Wednesday, a 70-year-old hiker who hurt his hip deep in the woods near a waterfall in the N.C. mountains was rescued by a Blackhawk helicopter crew that included members of the Charlotte Fire Department. TED RICHARDSON The News & Observer
Capt. Josh Johnson of the Charlotte Fire Department, top, and Lt. Don Gurkin of Greenville Fire and Rescue are lifted by a Blackhawk helicopter from the top of a stranded car during a search and rescue drill hosted by the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season in Greenville, N.C. On Wednesday, a 70-year-old hiker who hurt his hip deep in the woods near a waterfall in the N.C. mountains was rescued by a Blackhawk helicopter crew that included members of the Charlotte Fire Department. TED RICHARDSON The News & Observer

Night was falling when a hiker got hurt in the NC mountains. Then, a Black Hawk arrived.

September 29, 2017 08:43 PM

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