Team paged at 14:25 following reports of a kayaker missing off Newquay, Cornwall.
As the team were assembling the kayaker was located safe & team were stood down
2018 – Shout 07
Date: February 19, 2018
Team paged to a cliff fall at South Fistral. Casualty located after having fallen 30ft. Casualty stretchered to an ambulance.
2018 – Shout 08
Date: February 21, 2018
Recovery of casualty at South Fistral.
2018 – Shout 09
Date: March 10, 2018
Team paged to support Devon and Cornwall Police due to distressed male reported wrong side of cliff railings in Newquay.
Male brought to safety following negotiations with Police officers.
2018 – Shout 10
Date: March 15, 2018
Team paged due to concern for a male cut off by the tide at Porth beach. False alarm; good intent.
2018 – Shout 11
Date: March 24, 2018
Team paged to assist Devon and Cornwall Police for reports of a despondent male on a cliff edge in Newquay.
As team were mustering male located & detained by Police, team stood down.
2018 – Shout 12
Date: March 30, 2018
Team & Newquay RNLI lifeboat station paged for family of 2 adults & 4 kids cut off by tide at river Gannel, Newquay.
Team located family & directed in RNLI D class crew picked them up & brought family to team & safety.
For any coastal emergency dial 999 and ask for the Coastguard.
2018 – Shout 13
Date: April 3, 2018
The team were paged to assist Padstow Coastguard to a person who had fallen at the blowhole, Trevone.
The casualty had suffered serious injuries and a complex rescue operation coordinated by the Pastow team was required to extricate the casualty , this involved medics from South West Ambulance ServiceCornwall Air Ambulance being taken by cliff rescue technicians to the bottom and Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter Rescue 924 winching the casualty out and conveying to hospital.
Team stood down 2215.
“Back safe at hotel with cast – broken fibula at ankle end – two attempts to set … ouch! Huge thanks to all the crew! You were super efficient and had great banter which has added to our engagement story!!”
“Great job done as usual”
JOAN MACDONALD GRUTE
“Saw you all hard at work yesterday at Little Fistral, thank you for all that you do”
“Your rescue teams do an unbelievable job!”
“RESPECT to our volunteers!”
“Just witnessed the fantastic combined efforts of the RNLI and the Coastguard in a cliff face rescue of a girl stuck ¾’ s the way up”
PETE PT BRUCE
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