• Call out for year: 26
  • Date: 20/12/12
  • Time: 4:30 pm
  • Grid ref: SK036 875
  • Type of incident: Walker Search benighted(4)
  • Team members involved: 1
  • Time taken: 1.5 hrs
  • Total man hours: 1.5 hrs

Incident report

Search Dog, Megan, and her handler, were called to assist Kinder MRT who were looking for a group of 4 benighted walkers on the hill in poor weather conditions and fading light.

The group consisted of 2 adults, and two young people, who were extremely cold and concerned about the onset of hypothermia. A foot section had been deployed to a grid reference obtained through SARLOC, but the dog team was summoned to stand-by, if required.

The group was located and escorted safely off the hill. The dog unit was stood down.

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