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Shout Number 32/2011

Date/Time: 09/10/2011 23:19 - 03:10

Called to Granton for a Person Missing

People Assisted: 0

The lifeboat was launched to assist Queensferry lifeboat in the search for a missing kayaker in the Granton area.
An extensive search of the area around Granton, Cramond, and Inchmickery was undertaken with Queenferry lifeboat, RAF Rescue 131, a Strathclyde police helicopter, local coastguard rescue teams and police. Anstruther lifeboat was also requested to join the search.
The casualty was found by the helicopter and taken to hospital, but unfortunately was found to be dead on arrival.

Boat Crew: J Wibberley, B Paton, N Martin, M McGarva
Shore Crew: H Morrison, S Brown