Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat assists in search for high risk missing person

Date: 11.11.23

Time tasked: 02:10

Callout #: 18

Sidmouth Independent Lifeboat was tasked alongside Coastguard Helo Rescue 187, Beer Coastguard and Exmouth Coastguard search teams to reports of a missing high risk male believed to be in the vicinity of Muttersmoor.

The Lifeboat was tasked to do a shoreline search between Sidmouth and Sandy Cove.

With nothing found, the lifeboat was stood down at 04:05.

Boat Crew: Guy Bennett (Helm), Tony Martin, Jim Brewster, Kyle Baker

Tractor Driver: Paul May

DLA: Andy Mitchell

Shore Crew: Si Priestley, Ian Fletcher, Martin Barnard, Cameron Baker, Pete Rosenfeld, Henry Williams

Wind speed: 2

Wind: N

Visibility: Moderate

Photo credit: Henry Williams

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