YUMA COUNTY, Ariz. – Marines from MCAS Yuma rescued a woman stranded in the Muggins Mountains who got lost while hiking on Saturday.
The hiker was found dehydrated but not injured. The Marines responded to a call from the Yuma County Sheriff’s Office at 8:40 p.m. requesting assistance in finding the lost hiker.
The search and rescue aircrew of three marines and a navy corpsman departed MCAS within the hour. The crew made contact with the YCSO unit on scene. Shortly after, the SAR team located the hiker with YCSO and Border Patrol agents who made it to her on foot.