A visitor is in stable condition tonight after succumbing to altitude issues while she was hiking inside Haleakala Crater today. At 3:49 p.m., Maui Fire and rescue crews from Kula and Kahului were mile above the crater floor and approximately three miles from the trail head.
MFD Rescue 10 responded via Air-1 and, flying into the crater to airlift the patient. The patient was airlifted to a landing zone secured by Engine-13 personnel at Hosmers Grove. The 51 year old female visitor was transported by American Medical Response to Maui Memorial Medical Center in stable condition.