The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department has released video footage of an air rescue that occurred in the falls area of Eaton Canyon on July 13.
A man in his 30s reportedly fell 80 feet and landed on the canyon floor. He sustained head and shoulder injuries and was treated on the scene by Emergency Services Detail paramedics before being airlifted to safety. The Sheriff’s Air-5 helicopter was used for the rescue.
A second hiker, who is not in this video, was also rescued after this incident.
What do you think of this rescue? Do you feel safe hiking in Eaton Canyon?