Joint search with Coastguard and Police

Launch No: 91
Craft: Spirit of the Dart. D-702
Tuesday, 5 October 2010
Location: Strete Gate, Start Bay

The Coastguard requested that the Lifeboat join the mobile Coastguard team and the Police in a search for a male aged 40-45, possibly in difficulty, last seen walking at the east end of Strete Gate. The search was conducted with the Coastguard shore team and police between Blackpool Sands and Strete Gate. The ILB continued the search further off shore but no-one was found. Pending further information the Coastguard and Lifeboat were stood down.


Request Received 6:10pm
Time at incident 22 minutes
Time to recovery 1 hour, 0 minutes
Back on Service 7:20pm


Sea/River State Choppy
Wind Direction West-Southwest
Wind Strength 11-16 knots

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