Shout Number 20/2019
Date/Time: 18/03/2019 22:51 - 01:27
Called to Cockenzie for a Person Missing
People Assisted: 1
The lifeboat was tasked to assist in the search for a missing high-risk person in the Cockenzie area.
The crew searched Cockenzie and Port Seton harbours before beginning a shoreline search westwards. Whilst searching around the former Cockenzie Power Station, a member of the public shouted to the lifeboat that they had found the missing person on the landward side of the sea wall.
The lifeboat alerted shore-based teams and helicopter Rescue 199 who illuminated the area. The casualty was packaged in a stretcher and taken to an ambulance.
Boat Crew: N Chalmers, M Davidson, S Walters, S McIlravie
Shore Crew: B Crow, G Harding