Julian Sands: Who is the British Hollywood actor missing in California?
The search for Julian Sands has entered its 11th day amid a strong wind warning and gusts of up to 100 to 107 km/h.
In the latest update, the wizard The star’s family has thanked California authorities for their “heroic” efforts in the search for the missing British actor.
“Our sincere thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, not least the heroic search teams listed below who are braving difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to find Julian. home,” the statement read.
On Monday, Jan. 23, the National Weather Service reported high winds hitting the Santa Ana mountain area and San Bernandino, close to the San Gabriel mountains where Sands is reported to be missing.
A warning warned of possible power outages, travel disruptions and the risk of falling trees.
Last week, Sands’ family released the last known footage of him mountain climbing.
“This is how he would love to be seen doing what he loved most – a heroic rock climber, and was thrilled to send a picture of him looking so happy to share with his beloved grandson “Billy,” said a relative. The independent.
Sands’ family has shared a statement thanking authorities for the “heroic” search, which is still ongoing.
“Our sincere thanks to the compassionate members of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department who are coordinating the search for our beloved Julian, in no small part to the heroic search teams listed below who are braving difficult conditions on the ground and in the air to find Julian. to bring home,” it reads.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 5:30 AM
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According to the sheriff’s department, it has launched 14 search and rescue missions in the Mount Baldy area alone in the past month, killing two hikers on the mountain.
In addition to Julian Sands, rescuers in Los Angeles County are also currently searching the San Gabriel Range for missing 61-year-old hiker Robert Gregory.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 10:49 am
Airborne search for missing British actor in California continues.
Julian Sands: Airborne search for missing British actor in California continues
Air search teams continue to search for British actor Julian Sands more than a week after he went missing in California. Sands, who starred in The Killing Fields and A Room With a View, has been missing since Friday, January 13. The 65-year-old was said to have been hiking along the popular Baldy Bowl Trail in the San Gabriel Mountains on the day he disappeared. This news item details the current situation as teams continue to search for the English actor. Click here to sign up for our newsletters.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 10:09 am
Frank Marshall sends wishes to Julian Sands’ family
“Hopes and thoughts go out to the family of my dear friend and wonderful actor, Julian Sands, who is missing from Mt Baldy. Let’s all pray for a miracle,” Frank Marshall wrote on Twitter.
Peony Hirwani24 January 2023 09:29
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Actor Matthew Modine prays for Julian Sands’ safe return
“Julian Sands is a wonderful man, husband, father and friend to so many. A gentle, kind soul. Let the candles burn for his safe return from the mountain he loves,” Matthew Modine wrote on Twitter.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 8:29 AM
Mount Baldy has been ‘extremely dangerous’ since Sands went missing
Conditions on Mount Baldy, where rescuers are searching for Julian Sands, are “unfavorable and extremely dangerous” and not even very experienced hikers, police warned this week.
“High winds have turned the snow into ice making hiking extremely dangerous,” the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Friday.
“The sheriff’s search and rescue efforts are often hampered by inclement weather and dangerous avalanche conditions. The recent storms that have created the snow and ice conditions are not favorable to hikers, even those who think they have a high level of experience.”
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 7:49 AM
Update from the sheriff’s department on the search
“As we enter day 11 of the search for Julian Sands on Mt Baldy, we are reminded of the sheer determination and selflessness of all the people who assisted in this search,” the authority said.
“We will continue to use the available resources.”
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No set deadline for the end of the search, authorities say
US authorities have said there is still “no hard deadline” to call off the search for Julian Sands.
The San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said the incident was still classified as a search and rescue.
“We will schedule another ground investigation when the weather improves and it is safe for our ground crew,” a department spokesperson said.
Peony HirwaniJanuary 24, 2023 4:45 AM