Man in river at Brutus Bridge, Totnes.

Launch No: 10
Craft: Peterborough Beer Festival I. D-523
Wednesday, 23 July 2008
Location: Brutus Bridge, Totnes.

A man had fallen into the river Dart near Brutus Bridge, Totnes. The Coastguard requested the ILB attend as the Police and Medical team were having problems reaching him. The lifeboat stood by as the man was recovered by the Police just before they arrived.


Request Received 9:00pm
Time at incident 15 minutes
Time to recovery 2 hour, 12 minutes
Back on Service 11:15pm


Sea/River State River Calm
Wind Direction East
Wind Strength 5 knots

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Devon TQ6 9RR

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