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 Person Missing 

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