Valley Report A – 24 Oct 14 24/14


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 Terry Tomlinson.


Mountain Rescue Service
RAF Valley


MRS REPORT A
Report A Serial No:                     VAL/24/14
Date of Incident:                          24 Oct 14
Referring to Form R:                    Incident No: 70626
Military Callouts:  5                      Total Military Persons Assisted this Year: 0
Civilian Callouts:  19                     Total Civilian Persons Assisted this Year: 21
Nature of Incident:                       Search
Incident Area:                             Keswick
Times:                    Alerted:                   24 2050 Oct 14
                              Deployed:               24 2100 Oct 14 
                                On Scene:               24 2115 Oct 14
                                Off Task:                 25 0130 Oct 14 

Personnel on Task:  15                of Current Team Strength: 26

Total Manhours:       67

Total Vehicle Miles:  100              C3:  20
                                                  Ops Vehicle:   80
                                                  Load Carrier:  N/A

Other SAR Forces Involved: Keswick MRT, SARDA

Cross refer to IEC Report:  Nil

Narrative:
RAF Valley MRT was tasked by the ARCC to assist Keswick MRT with the search for a 75 YOM suffering from dementia. The man had been missing since 1530 that day after he had wandered off from his minders. Following two sightings near the village of Portinscale, troops were tasked to search areas on either side of the A66. The misper was located by Valley troops on the B5029 at 0115. The misper was oblivious to how long he had been walking. He was subsequently transported to Keswick MRT base, where he was handed over to the local Police. Valley MRT was stood down by the ARCC and returned to FOB at Mungrisdale for routine training.

(Original signed)
A Johnson
Sgt
VMRTL



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