Plane crash survivors extracted from Wind River Range
by Sublette County Sheriff’s Office
August 18, 2015
On August 16, at approximately 1000, the Sublette County Sheriff’s Office was notified of a single-plane crash in the Wind River Mountain range. A second plane, which had been flying with the downed aircraft, was able to circle the crash site, providing detailed information of the location. Tip Top Search and Rescue members were activated for a short-haul mission in order to extract the two passengers. Both men were successfully extracted from the crash site and transported to St. John’s Medical Center where they received care. The crash is being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration.