Archive for April, 2013

2013-15 Callout Swindon

26 April 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , , ,

Friday 26th April 2013.

Called at 2330 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a despondent 52 year old male in the Swindon area. Six members of WILSAR attended along with support from OXSAR (Oxfordshire Search and Rescue) and HANTSAR (Hampshire Search and Rescue). Search suspended at 0615 hours. A total of 36 hours of search provided. Misper located by police later Saturday and transferred to hospital.

2013-14 Callout Bradford on Avon

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Sunday 21st April 2013.

Called at 0256 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a despondent 78 year old female in the Bradford on Avon area. Teams searched the local area throughout the night and day. Female located deceased by police air operations unit. Team stood down at 1315 hours. Twenty two members of WILSAR attended providing over 220 hours of search.

2013-13 Callout Salisbury (Continued)

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Friday 12th April 2013.

Called at 0945 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with continuation of search for 68 year old female in the Salisbury area. Nine members en route when misper located deceased by the police. Team stood down at 1230 hours.

2013-12 Callout Salisbury

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Thursday 11th April 2013.

Called at 1125 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a missing 68 year old female with early dementia in the Salisbury area. Due to an on-going search in the Swindon area, WILSAR contacted Hampshire Search and Rescue (HANTSAR) to run the search alongside Wiltshire Police. Dorset Search and Rescue (DORSAR) then took over later in the evening. Search suspended after completion of the search area.

2013-11 Callout Swindon

11 April 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , ,

Thursday 11th April 2013.

Called at 1030 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a 70 year old despondent male in the Swindon area. Male had been missing for two days. Misper located in an area of Swindon by the Western Counties Police Helicopter who tasked police officers, WILSAR and Oxfordshire Search and Rescue (OXSAR) search and rescue teams to the area. Male located using helicopter’s Nightsun®, treated for hypothermia and then transferred to hospital. 16 members of WILSAR and eight members of OXSAR attended. Teams stood down at 2225 hours.

2013-10 Callout Swindon

6 April 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , ,

Saturday 6th April 2013.

Called at 2055 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a missing 80 year old diabetic male in the Swindon area. Male not seen since going for a walk during the afternoon. Male arrived home under own steam at 2105 hours safe and well. Team stood down before being deployed.