Searchers rescued an aged hiker after being misplaced on the identical snow-covered mountain in California the place actor Julian Sands is lacking.
Jin Chung, 75, was seen being loaded into an ambulance Tuesday afternoon. He suffered a leg damage and weather-related accidents however may stroll with help. He was transported to a hospital for remedy, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Division stated in an announcement.
The sheriff’s division launched the search after Chung did not return from a hike Sunday on the greater than 10,000-foot Mt. Baldy.
Chung had carpooled to the mountain with two others individuals. The group deliberate to satisfy again on the automobile at 2 p.m., however Chung didn’t present up, in response to the sheriff’s division.
Rescuers continued looking out the mountain for Sands, 65, over the weekend however have but to find him.
“Helicopters and drones continued to make use of infrared gadgets through the search nonetheless, all had been destructive for any indicators of Sands,” the sheriff’s division stated within the assertion.
Sands was reported lacking on Jan. 13 after he went for a hike. Search and rescue crews started searching for him on the very best peak within the San Gabriel Mountains, positioned about 40 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
“No proof of his present location has been found,” the sheriff’s division stated of the seek for Sands. “The search will proceed, climate and floor circumstances allowing.”
Storms have lined the mountain with heavy snow and ice, main searches to be thwarted by the specter of avalanches and highly effective winds.
Authorities stated mountain circumstances are extraordinarily harmful. Two hikers have died in current weeks, together with one who fell no less than 500 ft down an icy slope.
Amongst his roles in movie, Sands starred within the 1985 British romance “A Room With a View,” in addition to “Warlock” in 1989, “Arachnophobia” in 1990, “Bare Lunch” in 1991, “Boxing Helena” in 1993 and “Leaving Las Vegas” in 1995.
He has since labored in smaller roles in movie and tv.