Kinloss Report A – 01 Jan 84 01/84


This Report resurfaced from amongst the many documents in the joint MRS/MRA archive that was commercially scanned to PDF in 2021.
It was then converted to MS Word by Stuart Vyner.


REPORT A
RAF KINLOSS MOUNTAIN RESCUE TEAM INCIDENT
Serial no.      1/84

Nature of incident  Missing ClimbersNumber of rescuees   ………2………total
 Uninjured …2…. Walking casualties…………………
Authority alerting  Glenmore LodgeStretcher
 Casualties………………….Dead………………….
Team alerted……01/2100Z…………date/timeCasualty Evacuation
Called out……………………0500Z………..time………2………..walking………2…..miles…350m of
Left Base/Station ……………0545Z….time………………..stretcher…………miles……………Descent
Arrived in search area………0730Z…time 
Composition of MRT…………2………………OfficersFinal evacuation by   MR Landrover
                                    …………4……………….SNCO’s 
                                   …………13……………….Airmen 
Other SAR forces involved 202 Sqn LossieCasualty evacuated to  Glenmore Lodge
Area searched   n/a 
 Incident completed…………02/0930Z…..date/time
Duration of search  n/a     
Weather conditions    High Winds SnowArrive at base……………1200Z…………………time
Map reference of incident     36/996044RCC informed………………02/1200Z……..date/time
Located by     Cairngorm MRT 
At……0843Z…………..time.Vehicle mileages.                                 
 Bedford         94km Bedford          87km     Ambulance   100km  Control            93km SWB                65km  
Comment on equipment  
  Narrative    Kinloss MRT were requested by Glenmore Lodge to help in a first light search for two climbers missing in Coire An’t Sneachda area of the Cairngorms, Ray Saxlby (21) and Stewart Frazer (20), both students at the University of Swansea. Kinloss MRT left their base at Roy Bridge at 0545Z on the 2nd Jan 1984 and arrived at Glenmore Lodge at 0730Z, Shortly after the team left Glenmore Lodge for deployment on the hill the two climbers were located by Cairngorm MRT at GR 36/996044, both were uninjured after spending the night on the hillside. The two men were then escorted off the hill by Cairngorm MRT to Glenmore Lodge. Kinloss MRT returned to Glenmore  Lodge and returned to Kinloss at 1200Z    
 Date                3 JAN 1984                  
 Signed             K Taylor   
 Rank/name    FS K E TAYLOR  

(To be signed by O or NCO IC MRT)



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