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The tragedy of when a loved one goes missing in the wild. Missing Walker in Glencoe - Can you help ?

One of the worst things about being involved in Mountain Rescue is not finding a missing person. As the Team Leader I got heavily involved at times  with the families of the missing person (MISPER).It was part of the job and though the Police were the first contact the family would be drawn to the Mountain Rescue expert to answer their many questions on the search and your experience.. 757 more words

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30th September 2015 ALL UK based RAF SAR Helicopter operations ceased!

Today 30th September 2015 ALL UK based SAR ceased

It was 1952 when they first started and over the decades developed into the most capable and proficient SAR force anywhere. 162 more words


UK: RAF Search & Rescue Role Ends After 74 Years - Published 04 Oct 2015 1925z (GMT/UTC)

RAF Search & Rescue Role Ends After 74 Years

PROUD RECORD: 34,025 Call-outs completed and 26,853 lives saved

More than 74 years of continuous life-saving operations by the Royal Air Force in the UK came to an end at 1.00pm today, when the Chivenor duty search and rescue crew was formally relieved from its standby commitment by the United Kingdom Aeronautical Rescue Coordination Centre. 364 more words


A special day in the Cairngorms. An Emotional visit to the An Lurg Wellington Crash.

Yesterday I had the great privilege to take  Phil Paterson and his sons to the crash site of a Wellington aircraft from RAF Lossiemouth in the Cairngorms where his father and the crew of this aircraft lost their lives 71 years ago. 1,532 more words


Climbing with the sparkling shoals of Mackerel at Redhythe near Portsoy

What a day yesterday I wanted an easy day but with a bit of rock climbing and I convinced my big pal Al Barnyard to come over for the day from Nairn. 953 more words


Another lovely day ending in the Cairngorms. Be aware that its hot on the hills!

Yesterday after my great day in the Cairngorms I had to to visit Aberdeen and it was another incredible weather day, the Indian summer is continuing. 639 more words


Missing in the Glencoe area - Have you see Robin Garton?

Police in Lochaber are continuing to appeal for information to assist with the search for missing hillwalker Robin Garton (69) from Wiltshire, who is believed to be in the Buachaille Etive Mor, Glencoe area. 264 more words

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