2007 Incidents

BSARU 2007 Incidents

total hours and numbers of incidents by type
Incident Type No Incidents Total Man Hours
Call Out 15 807
Event Incident 1 4
Stand By 5 0
Totals 21 811

BSARU Incidents 2007

list of incidents and man hours per incident"
Incident Type Date Incident Man Hours
CALL OUT 16/12/2007

Callout to assist TVMRT with search of Oxgangs area of Edinburgh for a missing person. Person was located safe and well by police around noon.

48 hours
CALL OUT 06/12/2007

Urgent callout to female schoolgirl who had injured her knee whilst gorge-walking in the Lammermuirs near Dunbar. Girl evacuated succesfully by helicopter with assistance from team member. Rest of team stood down en route.

12 hours
CALL OUT 12/10/2007

Callout to assist TVMRT with a missing dog walker near the Oxgangs area of Edinburgh. Woman located safe and well following lengthy search. Transpired she had climbed into ravine to collect dog's ball and was unable to climb out again.

120 hours
CALL OUT 07/09/2007

Callout to an injured hillwalker in the Cheviots above Hindhope. Female walker had injured her knee and was unable to walk further. Team deployed and treated woman before evacuating her to hospital.

75 hours
CALL OUT 02/09/2007

Urgent callout to search for a missing person. Uncomfirmed sightings had placed him near to the River Tweed at Kelso. Police located the man whilst team were assembling at Kelso Police Station

12 hours
CALL OUT 21/08/2007

Woman called 999 from her mobile to report she was lost in thick mist on the Cheviot Plateau, possibly near Auchope Cairn. Team immediately went to the location and treated the woman for exposure before walking her off to a team vehicle.

60 hours
CALL OUT 08/08/2007

Team called to assist TVMRT with a search for a missing 11 year old girl in the Edinburgh area. She was eventually traced by police safe and well following an intensive search.

80 hours
STAND BY 28/07/2007

Team contacted and placed on standby regarding a missing person in the Wester Hailes area of Edinburgh. Police happy to have SARDA only in the end, and no action required by team.

0 hours

Rideout Casualty Near Sweethope. A girl fallen from a horse with possible spinal injuries and concussion had to be treated by team medics before being evacuated to a road and handed over to Ambulance Service.

4 hours
STAND BY 11/07/2007

Ambulance service contacted team requesting assistance to evacuate injured Mountain Biker. Ascertained that incident was in Tweed Valley area and passed to them. No team action required.

0 hours
CALL OUT 06/07/2007

Team called out to search for missing person in Haddington area. Person found safe and well as team were assembling at Haddington Police Station.

10 hours
CALL OUT 27/06/2007

Team asked to assist TVMRT and SARDA with a search for a depsondant person in the Livingston area. Team used to search rough ground and woodlands to north of Deans area, along with an RAF helicopter. Nothing Found (the woman was located safe and well 2 weeks later)

50 hours
CALL OUT 25/06/2007

Callout to search the Tweed whilst in spate for a missing Kelso man following the discovery of a car at Leaderfoot Bridge. Tweed Valley MRT and the Borders Underwater Search Team were also called out. Despite two days of intensive searching nothing was found.

250 hours
CALL OUT 14/06/2007

Team called out following quad bike accident near Duns. 1 male casualty dead on arrival. Evacuated from river bank to road side. Air ambulance also in attendance. (fatality)

20 hours
STANDBY 05/05/2007

Team placed on Standby around midnight again for a missing 17 year old girl in the Dunbar area. Team stood down an hour later when police enquiries traced her to Falkirk Bus Station.

0 hours
CALL OUT 03/05/2007

Team paged at midnight to search for 82 Year-old woman missing from a nursing home in Dunbar, East Lothian. Team members quickly assembled and were assisted by SARDA dogs. The Coastguard, Lifeboat and Rescue 131 (RAF Boulmer) were also involved, resulting in the lady being found safe and well around 5am.

50 hours
CALL OUT 04/04/2007

Callout to assist Tweed Valley MRT with a search for a missing person in the Corstorphine area. Team stood down en route as the man was located. (Fatality)

3 hours
CALL OUT 31/03/2007

Callout to Cheviot Hills following a 999 call for a collapsed male walker. Casualty evacuated by Air Ambulance as team were en route to scene. (Fatality)

9 hours
STAND BY 07/02/2007

Team stood by to assist Tweed Valley MRT with a search for a missing person in Bathgate area. Team stood down when misper turned up safe and well an hour later.

0 hours
STANDBY 05/02/2007

Team stood by to assist Tweed Valley MRT with a search for a missing person in Edinburgh. Misper turned up shortly afterwards and team were stood down.

0 hours
CALL OUT 07/01/2007

Team paged to assist Fire Service and Borders Underwater Search Team after a man was seen clinging to debris in the River Tweed at Kelso's Rennie Bridge. Fortunately the man survived and was evacuated by the three services.

Read the BBC news online article here.

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