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Achievements

Search and rescue results (as of November 2023)
  • Cases requested by our company + search cooperation cases: 84 cases
  • Discovered by our team members: 46 cases
  • Others resolved: 27 cases

 

2023

  • November: Mt. Gozen, Okutama; mountain search for horses and people in distress >> Support for families >> Discovered by the Metropolitan Police Department

  •  November:Oirase,Aomori ;search for missing persons  who was picking mushroom >> Dispatch >> Ended

  • October: Search for missing Koreans in Mt. Okuhotaka in the Northern Alps >> Dispatch

  • October: Search for missing persons on Hatcho-one, Mt. Ryogami, Okuchichibu >> Dispatch >> Found by hiker

  • October: Ito Shindo, Northern Alps - Mitsumata Renge Mountain Distress Search >> On-site standby >> After one person descended the mountain on his own, the remaining one was rescued by Nagano Prefectural Police helicopter.

  • October: Search for missing off-road bikers in the Southern Alps area of ​​Shizuoka Prefecture >> Support for families >> Descend the mountain on your own

  • September: Southern Alps, Mt. Yamabushi; mountain distress search >> Dispatch

  • September: Search for missing persons in Mt. Okuhotaka in the Northern Alps >> Found on the first day of search >> Handed over to Takayama Police Station

  • September: Search for missing person in Mt. Mihara, Tottori >> Found on 3rd day of search >> Handed over to Okayama Prefectural Police

  •  August: Search for missing person in Hokuto City, Yamanashi Prefecture >> Found within 3 hours of search >> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  •  July: search for a missing person in Kamikochi, the Northern Alps in May 2022>> Discovery >> Handed over to Nagano Prefectural Police

  •  July: Mt. Nemoto and Mt. Kumataka in Tochigi; mountain distress search >> Handed over from other private search company >> Found about 3 hours after start of search >> Handed over to Tochigi Prefectural Police

  •  June: Search for missing couple in Ohanabe, Aomori >> Discovery >> Handed over to Aomori Prefectural Police

  •  June: a missing person search in Mt. Mimine in Gifu/ handover from other private search companies >> Ended

  •  May:  Mt. Amagi in Shizuoka; missing person search/handover from other private search companies >> Ended

  •  April: Mt.Nemoto and Mt.Kumatakayama in Tochigi; missing person search >> Ended

  •  April: Kumano Kodo in Nara;  search for American victims >> Ended

  • March: Mt. Kongo in Kanagawa; missing person search >> Found on the day of search request >> Handed over to Kanagawa Prefectural Police

  • February: Distress Search in Mt. Jonen  in the Northern Alps in November 2022 >> Search

  • February: Mountain Distress Search  in Mt. Tosaka in Yamanashi >> Joint search with Yamanashi Prefectural Police >> Discovered by Yamanashi Prefectural Police on the first day of the search

  •  January: Search for a missing person lost in Mt. Takagi, Chiba >> Found on 3rd day of search >> Handed over to Chiba Prefectural Police and Fire Department

  • January: Search for missing person in Mt. Nemoto, Mt. Kumataka, Tochigi >> Found on 4th day of search >> Tochigi Prefecture

2022

  • ​December: Search for missing person during hunting of Mt. Amagodake in Yamanashi >> Joint search with Yamanashi Prefectural Police >> Found by Yamanashi Prefectural Police on the third day of search

  • December: Kamagatake mountain accident in Suzuka mountain range >> Found on 3rd day of search >> Handed over to Mie Prefectural Police and Fire Department

  • October: Houou Sanzan in the Southern Alps missing person search >> Found on 4th day of search >> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • October: Search for a missing person with dementia in September in Yamaguchi>> Found on the second day of search >> Handed over to Yamaguchi Prefectural Police and Fire Department

  • October: Lankan Ridge of Mt. Kasagagatake in the southern Alps >>Discovered by our team members in cooperation with Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • September: distress dispatch request in Takidani mountain in Northern Alps >> Rescued by Gifu Prefectural Police

  • September: Search for a missing person lost in Mt. Gozu, Niigata >> Dispatch >> Found by Niigata Prefectural Police

  • September: Search for a missing person lost in Suzuka/Amagodake mountain >> Found on 3rd day of search >> Handed over to Shiga Prefectural Police and Fire Department

  • September: Rescue of people lost in Mt.Kita, Southern Alps >> Found alive, rescued, and transported approximately 5 hours after request for rescue >> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

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  • September: Search for missing persons at Mt. Utsugi in the Central Alps >> Discovery >> Handed over to Nagano Prefectural Police
  • July: missing person search in Omine Okugado >> Discovery >> Handed over to Nara Prefectural Police
  • July: Search for a missing person lost in the Asahi Mountain Range>> Items found on the first day of the search, and the person himself discovered in September >> Handed over to Yamagata Prefectural Police
  • June: Northern Alps Kendake Hayatsuki Ridge Mountain Accident >> Family Consultation
  • May: Tetra missing person search on Kumano Coast, Mie Prefecture >> Found within 10 minutes of search >> Handed over to Mie Prefectural Police and Fire Department
  • May: Search for missing person in Minamihakusan mountain range> Found on second day of search >> Handed over to Gifu Prefectural Police
  • May: Kunimidake in Gozaisho; missing person search/handover from other private search companies >> Dispatch
  • April: Missing Person Search in Ura-Ginza Mountain Range in 2016 >> Family follow-up/search underway
  • April: Mushroom Hunting Missing Person Search in Akita  in 2020  >> Dispatch/End
  • March: Mountain disaster at Motogamaru, Yamanashi 100 Famous Mountains >> Discovered on the first day of dispatch in cooperation with the police and fire department
  • March: Mt. Hakusan north face mountain disaster >> Dispatch >> Items found >> Found by prefectural police helicopter
  • February: Awagatake mountain accident in Niigata >> Analysis of the disaster area, advice, family follow-up, ground team + drone dispatch >> Found by the prefectural police helicopter
  • January: Search for missing persons in Kasumi Nishiko, Hyogo Prefecture >> Free consultation and family follow-up

2021

  • December: Miyagi/Izumigatake Mountain Distress Search >> Dispatch

  • December: Search for missing people in Mt. Akaishi, Southern Alps >> Consultation only

  • November: Tanzawa trail runner mountain distress search >> Found on the first day of search >> Handed over to Kanagawa Prefectural Police

  • November: Southern Alps Mt. Fudo mountain accident >> Free consultation (family support, information collection, distress location analysis) >> Descend on your own while dispatched

  • October: Yatsugatake Amida-dake Central Ridge Mountain Distress Search >> Ground team and drone dispatched (discovered by the prefectural police helicopter on duty)

  • October: Northern Alps Large Killet Mountain Distress Search >> Discovered during the first search >> Handed over to Gifu Prefectural Police

  • October: Request to search for missing person at Mt. Yarigatake Kitakama-one in the Northern Alps (discovered by Nagano Prefectural Police)

  • September: Search for missing person at Mt. Mitsuishi, Yamanashi's 100 Famous Mountains >> Found by search dog dispatched on second day of search >> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • September: Chausu-dake mountain accident in the Southern Alps >>Free consultation, analysis of the distress area, advice (support for family from initial response, communication and coordination with mountain huts and prefectural police, advice related to identifying vehicle/cell phone location information) >>Injured and descending the mountain on his own

  • June: Search for missing person in Kamakura Mountain >>Found within 10 minutes of search>>Handover to Kanagawa Prefectural Police and Fire Department

  • May: Distress search for Mt. Tsujigatake in the Southern Alps >>Dispatched (discovered by Yamanashi prefectural police helicopter during simultaneous search)

  • April: Southern Alps Mt. Omuma mountain distress search, information sharing and simultaneous search with Shizuoka Prefectural Police >>Dispatch (ground team/drone) resolved

  • February: Missing person at Nozawa Onsen Ski Resort in Nagano Prefecture >>Discovered>>Transferred to Nagano Prefectural Police

  • January: Kumano Kodo mountain search for missing persons >>Discovered>> Handed over to Nara Prefectural Police riot police

  • January: Southern Alps winter Akaishi-dake mountain rescue search >> Identification of the location of the victim (transferred over to Shizuoka Prefectural Police; body recovered by Shizuoka Prefectural Police helicopter in May)

2020

  • December: Fujiyoshida City Arakurayama Mountain Rescue Missing Person Search >>Discovery>>Handover to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • Cooperation in searching for missing people in Mt. Hakusan >> Items found / Found by climbers on the same day >> Handed over to Ishikawa Prefectural Police

  • Search for missing persons in the Southern Alps Nochodake Mountain Range >>Dispatch

  • Miyagi Zao Mt. Zao mountain missing Chinese people search cooperation >> Found by local rescue team members

  • Northern Alps winter Tsurugidake Hayatsuki ridge missing person search >>Discovery>>Transferred to Toyama Prefectural Police

  • Support consultation for families lost in Mt. Karamatsu in the Northern Alps >> Found by the prefectural police helicopter

  • Mt. Fuji winter mountain search for Ukrainians, joint search with Yamanashi Prefectural Mountain Guard >> Found lost items >> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police (ground team/drone)/Resolved (*Response details: Contact with the Embassy of Ukraine in Japan), Coordination with the Japanese Embassy in Ukraine, Coordination with friends and family living in Ukraine using Messenger and WhatsApp with English and Russian translations, Coordination with the Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications through the introduction of the RECCO system, (Delivery of belongings left behind through the Japan-Ukraine Embassy.)

2019

  • Search for missing person in Hayakawa mountain stream fishing accident in the Southern Alps >>Discovered>> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

2018

  • Oku-Nikko Mt. Oku-Shirane: Search for missing foreign nationals in mountain distress (ground team/drone)>>Discovery

  • Search for missing persons lost in the Ura-Tanzawa Mountains >>Dispatch >>Found alive by people walking up the stream

  • Cooperation in searching for missing persons lost in Oku-Chichibu Chichibu Yarigatake Mountains >>Discovery>>Transferred to Saitama Prefectural Police

  • Cooperation in the search for missing persons in the Northern Alps Yarigatake Kitakama-one Mountain >> Remains found and handed over to Nagano Prefectural Police

  • Search for missing persons in the Southern Alps Mt. Kojigatake >>Dispatch (ground team/drone)

  • Search for missing persons lost in Yatsugatake Amida Mountain >> Found by drone >> Handed over to Nagano Prefectural Police

2017

  • Cooperation with the search for missing persons in Mt. Makihata, Niigata >>Dispatch/resolved

  • Search for missing persons in Okutadami Mountains >>Dispatch (ground team/drone)

  • Search for the missing person who was Picking Mountain Vegetable in Omine, Yuzawa, Niigata   >>Dispatch (ground team/drone)

  • Search for missing persons in the Sasayama Mountains of the Southern Alps (ground team/drone) >> Items found >> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • Mt. Myoko: missing person search (ground team/drone)>>Discovery>>Handover to Niigata Prefectural Police

2016

  • Search for missing persons in Mt. Kita, the Southern Alps during snow season >>Discovery>>Handover to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • Kitadake Buttress, Southern Alps: mountain distress rescue request case >>Discovered>> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

  • Search for Korean mountain victims in the Southern Alps >>Dispatch

  • Search for missing persons in Niigata Kaguragamine backcountry >>Discovery>>Transferred to Niigata Prefectural Police

2015

  • Akadake Mountain inYatsugatake:  search for missing persons >> Dispatch

  • Search for missing persons lost in Mt. Kobushigatake >>Discovery>>Transferred to Saitama Prefectural Police

2013 

  • Search for missing persons lost in winter on Mt. Fuji >>Discovered>> Handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

2012 

  • Search for missing persons lost in winter on Mt. Fuji >> Found items left behind and handed over to Yamanashi Prefectural Police

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Mountain business results, disaster area activities, media appearances, etc.

2022

  • It was broadcast as a model for NHK Radio FM Theater ``People Searching for Bodies''.

  • Representative Mitoma commented on the TBS news program “NEWS23” regarding the discovery of the remains of an unknown girl at a campsite in Doshi Village, Yamanashi Prefecture.

2021

  • Mountain rescue team appears on Fuji TV's Kantele "Quiz! Dokonogohan"

  • Fuji TV's "Miracle Experience! Unbelievable" video "The amazing techniques of the rescue helicopter! ” Comment

2019

  • Representative Mitoma appears on TV as a mountain rescue search expert regarding the missing girl at Doshi Village Campsite in Yamanashi Prefecture.

  • Representative Mitoma appears on TV as an expert regarding people who fall while streaming Mt. Fuji internet video.

  • Participated in the Nippon TV program "The Escape" as a mountain rescue team

2018

  • Yokoteyama Gunma, fire department disaster prevention helicopter crash Helicopter recovery project cooperation

2017

  • Nagano, Utsukushigahara Hachibuse Mountain Nagano Prefecture Fire Department disaster prevention helicopter crash Cooperation with helicopter recovery project

  • Cooperation with the Northern Alps Hotakadake mountain range Seitengrad mountain trail repair project

2011

  • Engaged in searching for missing people after the Great East Japan Earthquake

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