02/09/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/09/2018 18:34
Troop B Commander
The multi-agency search for a skier missing on Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, NY, will be winding down later tonight and will resume Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 7 a.m.
Constantinos 'Danny' Filippidis, age 49, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada, was reported missing at 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, February 7. Since that time, teams led by the Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers in coordination with the 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 organizations and volunteers.
Anyone who may have seen Filippidis on the mountain or has any other information that could aid in the search is asked to call the New York State Police at 518-873-2750.