The woman was looking for mushrooms in the Coll de Banyuls area
A woman 74-year-old Scottish woman has been rescued this Saturday in good condition by the Generalitat Bombers after spending the night in the Girona Pyreneeson the border between France and Spainwhere he missed Friday while I was looking for mushrooms.
Firefighters sources have reported that, last midnight, the woman’s husband notified the emergency services that his wife had been lost in the area of the Coll de Banyulsprobably on the French side.
🍄Trobada IL·LESA a boletaire misses Colera (advance 00.07h). The donut is going to get lost when separating from her company to the border area with França. #Bomberscat i french bombers, who rule out that it is trobi in the seu territory, activate a venteig canine unit #GRCR pic.twitter.com/wMp2jrdjgg
— Bombers (@bomberscat) September 17, 2022
The marriage, according to the same sources, owns a house in La Roca de l’Albera (France) and almost every day, at this time of year, they go out to pick mushrooms.
At one point during the search, the woman got lost and did not meet her husband again, who after twelve o’clock at night warned of the disappearance after verifying that his wife had not returned home.
The French Pompiers then began the search for the woman with the support of a helicopter, work that was unsuccessful. Around 02:00 in the morning, the Generalitat Firefighters have continued with the work on the other side of the border, where at 07:00 in the morning, already with daylight, they have incorporated a canine unit into the operation.
The woman, finally, has been located this morning in the Coll de Banyuls area and is in good condition, according to the same sources, despite having spent the night in the mountains and not wearing warm clothes.