Westlake Village, CA: A 17 year old hiker who started hiking a local trail but then "bushwacked" off trail and found himself stranded on a steep ridgeline used his iPhone light to lead Malibu SAR rescuers to his location. Poised upon the steep ridgeline, Malibu SAR rescuers sent several teams into the field to determine the best location to reach the teen. After about an hour of searching, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. patrol helicopter arrived on scene and landed on the ridgeline to retrieve the teen. The teen was reunited with his mother after the patrol helicopter flew him to Lost Hills Sheriff's Station.
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