Category: Callouts

Missing person search in the Broughton area

Late on Sunday evening the on-call NEWSAR First Responder was contacted by North Wales Police,  who requested assistance in the search for a missing person in the Broughton area.  The initial action was to request the attendance of a SARDA Wales search dog, and a dog handler and navigator who are also members of NEWSAR …

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Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2018/06/missing-person-search-in-the-broughton-area/

Paraglider crash near Llangollen

On Saturday the Team responded to a request for assistance from the Welsh Ambulance Service in the Llangollen area, where the pilot of a paraglider had been injured.  NEWSAR members assisted the crew of a Helimed aircraft to evacuate the injured person to hospital.  Thankfully the casualty was not seriously injured, and the Team send …

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Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2018/06/paraglider-crash-near-llangollen/

Missing person search south of Chester

On Monday our neighbours at Cheshire Search and Rescue requested NEWSAR assistance in the search for a missing person on the English side of the border, south of Chester and north of Whitchurch.  Team members attended, and thankfully the missing person was found safe and well.

Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2018/06/missing-person-search-south-of-chester/

Injured walker near Llandrillo

The second job on Thursday was when NEWSAR assistance was requested by the Welsh Ambulance Service to help with the evacuation of a walker with a lower leg injury from a ‘difficult to access’ area near Llandrillo  – the casualty was conveyed to the road-head using a team stretcher to meet the WAS road ambulance.

Permanent link to this article: https://newsar.org.uk/2018/05/injured-walker-near-llandrillo/

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