Capt. Josh Johnson of the Charlotte Fire Department, top, and Lt. Don Gurkin of Greenville Fire and Rescue are lifted by a Blackhawk helicopter from the top of a stranded car during a search and rescue drill hosted by the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season in Greenville, N.C. On Wednesday, a 70-year-old hiker who hurt his hip deep in the woods near a waterfall in the N.C. mountains was rescued by a Blackhawk helicopter crew that included members of the Charlotte Fire Department. TED RICHARDSON The News & Observer
Capt. Josh Johnson of the Charlotte Fire Department, top, and Lt. Don Gurkin of Greenville Fire and Rescue are lifted by a Blackhawk helicopter from the top of a stranded car during a search and rescue drill hosted by the North Carolina Division of Emergency Management in preparation for the 2009 hurricane season in Greenville, N.C. On Wednesday, a 70-year-old hiker who hurt his hip deep in the woods near a waterfall in the N.C. mountains was rescued by a Blackhawk helicopter crew that included members of the Charlotte Fire Department. TED RICHARDSON The News & Observer

Night was falling when a hiker got hurt in the NC mountains. Then, a Black Hawk arrived.

September 29, 2017 8:43 PM