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 False Alarm 

Shout Number 26/2009

Date/Time: 10/06/2009 18:20 - 19:00

Called to Oxcars Lighthouse for a False Alarm

People Assisted: 0

Lifeboat was launched following reports of a hot air balloon falling into the sea. A yacht that had also witnessed this was also heading to the area. When the lifeboat arrived, it found a large black bag which had been used as a home made balloon - no basket or attachments.

Boat Crew: S Currie, M Brown, M Davidson
Shore Crew: I McLean, E Stoker