Wirksworth area

  • Call out for year: 19
  • Date: 16/10/11
  • Time: 1:00 pm
  • Grid ref: SK 283 542
  • Type of incident: Non mountain (Police) Search vulnerable person (fatal)(1)
  • Team members involved: 2
  • Time taken: 7 hrs
  • Total man hours: 14 hrs

Incident report

Search dogs and handlers from Buxton Mountain Rescue Team, together with dog teams from two other Peak District MRTs were called to support Derby MRT in searching a quarry near Wirksworth for a missing male.

The body of the missing man was located on a ledge, approx. 60 feet below the edge of a cliff-face by a Buxton dog team. The man was recovered by Derby Team with support from the dog handlers.

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