UPDATE; 4:05 p.m.
Penticton Search and Rescue were able to rescue a female hiker from the top of Pincushion Mountain in Peachland Friday afternoon.
Pensar public information officer Randy Brown says crews received a call shortly after noon for a woman with an unknown medical issue.
"We responded with an air evacuation unit with three members, and a seven-person ground team," said Brown.
"We already had one person on scene with her, and did a medical assessment by time air crews arrived.
"She was packaged and airlifted down the mountain to a waiting ambulance, and turned over."
Brown says he is not aware of the woman's medical condition, but says she was taken to hospital.
UPDATE: 3:50 p.m.
Penticton Search and Rescue confirm they were involved in the rescue of a hiker on Pincushion Mountain Friday afternoon.
Spokesperson Randy Brown says about 10 members of the team was involved, including the helicopter rescue team.
More information is forthcoming.
ORIGINAL: 3:10 p.m.
Castanet is receiving reports of a helicopter rescue at the Pincushion Mountain Hiking Trail in Peachland.
According to witnesses, the rescue happened at approximately 2:15 p.m. and photos show the helicopter carrying a basket.
Castanet will update as more information becomes available.