We are in the process of loading our callout data for previous years to when our new website went live in 2012.
Below is the callout summary data for January – July 2009. This is an ongoing project
Attendance at this incident was to help locate a despondent male. The team were deployed but did not locate the individual. He was found the following week by Police in an area outside of that which we had been asked to search. Regrettably he was deceased when found.
Attendance at this incident was to help locate a despondent female. She was located by Police in the vicinity of her home. The team were not deployed.
Attendance at this incident was requested by the Police to assist stranded motorists on the A38 at Haldon Hill. Sudden heavy snowfall had rendered the road impassable. The Team were engaged all night.
The Team were called by Okehampton Section to assist in locating a missing male with a heart condition. All Teams failed to locate the individual who was found the following day by the Police deceased.
Missing person was an adult male known to the Team. The Team was stood down at approx. 04:00hrs having failed to locate the misper. He was found by the Police the following morning in the Dartmeet area.
Missing person was an adult female. The Team was not deployed as the misper presented herself at a local farm. One member was engaged in the search helped by the fact he lived at the RV location.
Missing person was a 7 year-old boy. The Team were deployed and the misper was located by the first team on the ground within 15 minutes.
Missing person was a 17 year-old boy with learning difficulties and a mental-age of 4. After extensive searches involving other MR teams and the Police the misper was sighted by team members and using Police helicopter resources was recovered safe and well.
Missing person was located by the Police. Team stood down was en-route to location.
Missing persons were a group of 5 girls on a Duke of Edinburgh exercise. The Team were deployed at approx. 23:20 after Plymouth and Tavistock Sections had been searching during the earlier part of the day. The girls were located safe and well in their tents in the vicinity of Red Lake by a Tavistock hasty team.
The team were called out this evening to search for a group of overdue canoeists. Fortunately the canoeists were located before the team were deployed in the search area.
Search for a high risk missing person in Churston Ferrers. After an extensive and lengthy overnight search we were stood down. Plymouth and Tavistock teams resumed the search over the weekend. Unfortunately a body was found by Police in Brixham on the Sunday afternoon.
Call out for a high risk missing person in the Salcombe area. We joined forces with the Plymouth Team and despite numerous hours of searching into the night we were unsuccessful in locating the person. Sadly he was found the following day in the sea. Our condolences go to his relatives.
The team was called out today to assist the SIr Ambulance in evacuation of a male climber who had fallen from the tor and sustained multiple serious injuries. The casualty was evacuated to the Air Ambulance and airlifted to hospital
Callout – Team called out to assist with evacuation of residents at Yealmpton due to high levels of flood water
Callout. Team called out to assist with search around Exeter Quay following reports of somebody being spotted in difficulty in the water.
Team search banks for 4 hours, and were stood down around 3PM. Call, although with good intention, was probably a false alarm with no persons reported missing or found.
The below link is to photographs from the day that are on the team pages on Facebook.