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Canada Missing N.S. woman, 81, found safe in vehicle 2 days after getting flat tire

17:56  17 may  2018
17:56  17 may  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

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READ MORE: N . S . woman , 81 , missing after sleeping in vehicle overnight in Musquodoboit Valley. RCMP say the woman and an An 81 -year-old woman who spent two nights in a van after it got a flat tire following a visit to Porters Lake Provincial Park has been found safe , RCMP confirm.

WATCH: N . S . woman , 81 , missing after sleeping in vehicle overnight in Musquodoboit Valley. Police say he walked for several hours before meeting some people who tried to help him find his way back to the vehicle . They were not able to find it. They called RCMP at around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

a person riding a motorcycle down a dirt road: Police and Ground Search and Rescue were looking for Myrna Burgess, 81, in the Porters Lake area with the assistance of a helicopter. © Natasha Pace/ Global News Police and Ground Search and Rescue were looking for Myrna Burgess, 81, in the Porters Lake area with the assistance of a helicopter.

An elderly Nova Scotia woman who went missing in the Musqoudoboit Valley area was located on Wednesday night after an intense land and air search.

Myrna Burgess, 81, was found at around 9:30 p.m. in the Ship Harbour, N.S., area by searchers on ATVs. RCMP say Burgess was found conscious and alert in her van on Wednesday night and was taken to hospital by EHS to receive medical attention.

"She was alert and happy to have been found," RCMP said in a news release on Thursday.

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READ MORE: N . S . woman , 81 , missing after sleeping in vehicle overnight in Musquodoboit Valley. RCMP say the woman and an An 81 -year-old woman who spent two nights in a van after it got a flat tire following a visit to Porters Lake Provincial Park has been found safe , RCMP confirm.

An elderly Nova Scotia woman who went missing in the Musqoudoboit Valley area was located on Wednesday night after an intense land and air search. Myrna Burgess, 81 , was found at around 9:30 p.m. in the Ship Harbour, N . S ., area by searchers on ATVs.

READ MORE: N.S. woman, 81, missing after sleeping in vehicle overnight in Musquodoboit Valley

Prior to this, she had been last seen on Tuesday afternoon.

RCMP say the woman and an 83-year-old man, believed to be her husband, went for a drive on Monday when their van got a flat tire.

The pair slept in their vehicle on Monday night and the man told police he ventured out on Tuesday to search for help.

Police say he walked for several hours before meeting some people who tried to help him find his way back to the vehicle.

They were not able to find it.

They called RCMP at around 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

During the day on Wednesday, volunteers from several search and rescue organizations, as well as a Department of Natural Resources helicopter and a private plane were brought in to help in the search.

Police described the search area as "vast" because it covered the Musquodoboit Valley area all the way to Porters Lake Provincial Park, which is where the couple was believed to have been on Monday.

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— With files from Natasha Pace and Kim Elaschuk

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