A hiker was airlifted to safety after getting stranded Sunday in the Angeles National Forest, officials with the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department said.
The hiker was stranded on an icy trail east of Islip Saddle.
Tactical medics with LASD’s Special Enforcement Bureau were lowered to the trapped hiker from the department’s Air Rescue 5 helicopter.
Footage of the incident, tweeted by LASD, showed icy, snowy conditions in the area as the hiker was being hoisted up to the chopper.
It is unclear if the hiker suffered any injuries. No other details were provided.