09/19/2011

Video: Sheriff's helicopter rescue saves Calif. hikers

Deputies said a young woman and two men were trapped near a waterfall

KABC

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department released video showing a daring helicopter rescue off a cliff in Eaton Canyon.

Deputies said a young woman and two men were trapped near a waterfall about 100 feet above the canyon floor on Sept. 11.

A sheriff's rescue helicopter hovered above the hikers as paramedic deputies were lowered down.

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