Posts Tagged "Search and Rescue"

UAV operator finds missing man, alive and well.

Posted by on Aug 18, 2015 in Happy Story, UAV News | 0 comments

David Lesh's UAV

David Lesh’s UAV from NBC 15

This article from NBC 15 is about a drone operator that found a missing man in 20 minutes. David Lesh, his girlfriend Katie Gorman and her father went out to a soybean field to search. Twenty minutes after they started, they found Guillermo DeVenecia standing in one of the bean rows. They were able to safely retrieve the elderly man, and reunite him with his thankful wife at the local search command center.

“To get a hug from someone’s wife when they’ve been missing, just a tear-filled hug, is a feeling I won’t forget for a long time,” Katie Gorman told reporters.

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