Tuesday 3rd January 2017
Search resumed at 18:30 for missing lady in Box, Corsham.
Search supsended at 01:30 pending further Police investigation.
Kind thanks to all who brought snacks and drinks to the search area on this cold evening.
UPDATE – Thursday 5th January 2017
Sadly, at 10:45 this morning, the body of a woman was found who Wiltshire Police believe to be this missing lady. Our thoughts are with her friends and family.
Monday 2nd January 2017
Team placed on standby by Wiltshire Police at 18:55 to search for a missing lady in Box near Corsham. Team deployed at 19:30.
Search suspended at 03:00 pending further Police investigation.
During the search, three WILSAR members were first on-scene to a road traffic collision. A motorcyclist had left the road and crashed into a hedge/ ditch on a fast A road, and was trapped under his bike. Luckily his brake light was not smashed, and our volunteers spotted the red glow in the darkness.
All Team members receive training in casualty care. Prior to two ambulances arriving, they were able to use their skills and experience to perform a primary assessment, free him and start inital treatment whilst Wiltshire Police provided scene safety.
Friday 30th December 2016
Team called out at 10:10 to search for a missing man with a mental health condition in the Westbury area.
Team stood down at 18:10 when missing man made contact with Wiltshire Police.
Tuesday 27th December 2016
Team called out at 21:20 to assist Wiltshire Police in the search for a missing man with a mental health condition in the Trowbridge area.
Missing man was located safe but cold by Police and Team stood down at 00:15.
Saturday 17th December 2016
Team placed on standby at 15:40 by Wiltshire Police to search for a missing 20 year old man in Trowbridge. Police located the man prior to Team deployment at 15:55.
Friday 9th December 2016
Called out by Wiltshire Police at 17:10 to search for a missing despondent female in the Oaksey area near Malmesbury.
Team stood down at 19:20 when Police were informed that the lady had returned home safely.
Friday 2nd December 2016
Water Team put on standby at 21:30 to assist Hampshire Search and Rescue with an ongoing callout. Team not required nor deployed and stood down at 09:50 the following day.
Saturday 26th November 2016
Team requested to assist Oxfordshire Lowland Search and Rescue in the continuation of a search for a missing man from Witney. Volunteers from Warwichshire and Northamptonshire Search and Rescue Teams also assisted.
Tuesday 22nd November 2016
Called at 12:30 by Oxfordshire Lowland Search and Rescue to assist in the search for a missing despondent man in the Witney area.
Search suspended at 22:20 pending further Police enquiries.
Friday 11th November 2016
Called out by Wiltshire Police at 22:30 to search for a missing female near South Wraxall. Search suspended at 06:00 following morning pending further police enquiries.
Lady was subsequently located by Police prior to search resuming.