Posts Tagged ‘OXSAR’

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.

2013-12 Callout Salisbury

11 April 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , , , ,

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.

Operation Isis

23 March 2013  |  News  |  ,

23rd March 2013. Fifteen members and WILSAR’s control vehicle recently took part in Operation Isis, as lowland search and rescue teams from around the country gathered in Oxfordshire for a simulated major incident exercise. Operation Isis, the first-ever multi-unit national lowland search and rescue exercise, brought together specialist search and rescue teams from the Association of Lowland Search and Rescue (ALSAR), the emergency services and associated partners to demonstrate and showcase their abilities and skills in a simulated search exercise.

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2013-02 Callout Devizes

11 January 2013  |  Latest callouts  |  , , ,

Friday 11th January 2013.

Called at 1950 hours to assist Wiltshire Police with the search for a missing 23 year old female in the Devizes area. Female located safe and well between Potterne and West Lavington by a member of the public at 2100 hours. 20 WILSAR members attended supported by Oxfordshire Search and Rescue (OXSAR), who were on route to assist. 20 person-hours of search completed.

18 Nov 12 Callout Assist Oxfordshire Wantage

Called to assist Oxfordshire Lowland Search and Rescue (OXSAR) to search for a 68 year old male despondent in the Wantage area. Male located safe and well in Witney by police after four hours. Five members of WILSAR attended along with members from Berkshire Lowland Search & Rescue (SEBEV). WILSAR committed 22 searcher hours.

11 Oct 12 Callout Assist Oxfordshire Oxford

11 October 2012  |  Latest callouts  |  , , , ,

Called to assist Oxfordshire Search and Rescue (OXSAR) in the Farmoore reservoir area of Oxford for a despondent 29 year old  male. Male located shortly after. Three members of WILSAR attending.