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12 February 2018
UPDATE: Search continues for missing skier on Whiteface
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major John H. Tibbitts Jr.
Troop B Commander
The multi-agency search for a missing skier, Constantinos “Danny” Filippidis, continued through the weekend and continues today, Monday, February 12, 2018. Filippidis, age 49, of Toronto, Canada, was reported missing at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. He was last seen at the Whiteface Mountain Ski resort’s mid-station between the hours of 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
Since that time, teams led by the Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers in coordination with the New York State Police and staff from Whiteface Mountain have been searching for Filippidis.
Other agencies involved in the search include the New York State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services, the Office of Emergency Management, Office of Fire Prevention Services, Whiteface and Gore Mountain ski patrol, United States Customs and Border Protection, Toronto Fire Services and other local volunteers.
Anyone who may have seen Filippidis on the mountain or who was using digital media such as a Go Pro camera during their time at the mountain on Wednesday, February 7, 2018, is asked to call the New York State Police at 518-873-2750.
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