Valley Report A – 08 Jun 16 09/16


This document 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 Val Tenanty


ROYAL AIR FORCE
Mountain Rescue Service
Team Leader
RAF Valley
HOLYHEAD
Anglesey
LL65 3LY
DFTS:      95581 7567
DFTS: Fax 95581 7529
RAF Mail: 85wg-MRS-ValTL@mod.uk
Our Reference:                              MRTVAL/3/1/OPS
Date:                                       14 Jun 16
MRS REPORT A
Report A Serial No:                          VAL/09/16
Date of Incident:                      08 Jun 16
Referring to Form R:                         N/A
           Incident No.                     N/A
Military Callouts:                          0
Total Military Persons Assisted this Year:    0
Civilian Callouts:                          9
Total Civilian Persons Assisted this Year:    5
Nature of incident:                          Missing Vulnerable female
Area:                                       Cheshire
Alerted:                                    081300JUN16
Deployed:                                   081345JUN16
On Scene:                                   081530JUN16
Off Task:                                   091500JUN16
Personnel on Task:                          12 of Current Team Strength: 20
Total Man Hours:                       260
Total Vehicle Miles:                         1128
           C3:                     188
           Ops Vehicles: 1         752
           Load Carrier:           188
Other SAR Forces involved:                   North Wales Police, Merseyside SAR,                                        Cheshire SAR, NEWSAR, NPAS, Bolton                                         SAR, Woodlands SAR.
Cross refer to IEC Report:                   N/A
Narrative:
RAF Valley MRT were tasked by WO MRS to assist Cheshire Police with the ongoing search for a missing vulnerable female. It was reported that the misper had left home 4 days previously and had not returned. She was 14 years old and had recently been diagnosed with depression. She had recently begun a new course of medication but she had left them at home. She did have a history of running away from home and building dens in the area surrounding Oulton Park race circuit. A21 deployed from RAF Valley to RV with Cheshire Police and North East Wales Search Advisors (NEWSAR) at Oulton Park race circuit. Following a detailed intelligence brief, A21 searched several high risk areas without success until daylight faded. Troops rested for the evening in the MRS Air Shelter before being given several more areas to search the following morning. Whilst searching a wooded area used by Scout groups, the misper was successfully located by a member of the public some 5Km South East of Oulton Park. It was reported that she had spent 5 nights hidden in a bush and had presented herself to a member of the public when thirst/hunger had caused her to become delirious. She was taken to hospital; it was soon confirmed that she was safe and well. A21 subsequently stood down and RTB.(Original signed)
A Johnson
Chf Tech
MRTL



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