After initial contact from Devon & Cornwall Police SARDA dogs in the Southwest where requested to assist with the search for a missing male, we where stood down on route to the callout as the missing man was located.
The Police contacted edale mrt closing down the incident previously that evening to search woodland near a missing vulnerable males home address. The environment this evening was typical January winter with freezing conditions low down and extreme wind chill. The police requested the team search woodland and myself and flo searched one particular wood for 3 hours covering over 10km with no find. The search was stood down by the police around 01:30 27.01.17. The male was subsequently found outside of the area deceased.
2 walkers disoriented on moor when darkness came. Located using sarloc so fooot team able to walk directly to them.
71 year old female missing since lunch time. Search on going.
1 x female walker parked at fair Holmes lost whilst out for a walk, called her partner before her phone battery died to advise she was in the clag lost. No further comms was achieved past this time. I arrived at the RV as the first dog and set out onto the hill. Flo and I hasty searched the track Heading up to Margery hill. As we were just below the spot hight, one Edale foot section saw a light in a different clough and this was confirmed later to be the misper. She was warmed and walked off by ground troops.
Tasked to search for a dispondent male
1 x fell runner lost on Kinder, sarloc ping near top of Jacobs Ladder. FLO and I were dispatched by Buxton control to head up and either find or confirm misper was in sarloc location. After driving up Jacobs Ladder 100m noticed lights coming down Jacobs. 2 fell runners had found our misper and walked her down to us.
The weekend of the 13th to 15th January saw the annual assessment course, held at Barrow House in the Lake District. This course is usually very well attended, and also hosts the SARDA England...
A man in his 30s from Plymouth had been missing for 3 days.
Male missing went for a walk from Tan hill pub at approx. 2am Sunday morning phone for assistance as he was lost but against a fence.no visibility
allocated linear search along fence travelling north stood down after about 1hr. Missing person found by team members south from pub uninjured but cold.