River Dane

  • Call out for year: 25
  • Date: 3/10/10
  • Time: 2:30 pm
  • Grid ref: SJ 96 65
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Other) Injured (fatal)(1)
  • Team members involved: 3
  • Time taken: 2
  • Total man hours: 6

Incident report

Dog Handler, Nick Smith, with Search Dog, Zak, called to support Buxton MRT to search after a canoeist was reported missing on the River Dane, near Gradbach, on Sunday afternoon.

The canoeist was found in the water about a quarter of a mile down river. All attempts to save her failed, and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

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