Callout Archive:

05 / 10 / 2019

16 ASSAR was called out to Cheddar Gorge to assist the ambulance service. The callout lasted 1hr 28mins.

19 / 09 / 2019

15 The team were called out to help find a missing person in the Ebbor Gorge area of the Mendip Hills. The missing person was located deceased. The callout, spread over two days lasted 15hrs and 1 min.

30 / 08 / 2019

14 The team were called out to Cheddar Gorge to assist the ambulance service. The callout lasted 2hrs 50mins.

29 / 08 / 2019

13 The team were called out to the Portishead area. The missing person was found deceased and recovered to the roadside by the team.

10 / 08 / 2019

12 ASSAR was put on standby for 2omins and then stood down.

08 / 08 / 2019

ASSAR was called to Cheddar Gorge to assist a casualty off steep ground. The callout lasted 24mins.

04 / 08 / 2019

ASSAR was called to Cheddar Gorge to assist the ambulance service with a stretcher carry on steep ground. The callout lasted 1hr 26mins

25 / 07 / 2019

ASSARs technical rescue team was called out to Cheddar Gorge, the callout lasted 2hr 21mins

11 / 06 / 2019

08 The Great Western Ambulance Service requested support with moving a casualty with a broken leg in Ebbor Gorge to a waiting ambulance, the team’s technical element was put on standby at 14:45 then called out at 14:55 with the confirmed location. On arrival the casualty was being just about to be loaded into the ambulance. The team was stood down at 15:42.

05 / 06 / 2019

07 ASC log no. 571 The police contacted the team with an early request to help with a search for a vulnerable elderly person in Bath. The team was put on standby at 18:48. The police’s initial search plan proved effective and the missing person was located resulting in the team being stood down at 19:43.

12 / 05 / 2019

06 ASC Log no 0665 The team’s technical rescue element was put on standby at 16:39 following initial report of an elderly male fallen down a cliff and was unconscious. As other emergency services arrived on scene the casualty was found to be in a more accessible place and was able to moved easily. The team was stood down at 16:52.

11 / 05 / 2019

05 ASC Log no. X ASSAR was contacted by Avon & Somerset Police to request possible support in the search for a high risk missing person in Weston-super-Mare resulting in the team being put on standby at 11:53. As discussion progressed with the police it was determined they need air search capability and required civil air patrol. The team was stood down at 13:48.

04 / 04 / 2019

04 ASC Log no. ASSAR technical rescue element was directly requested by the police rope access team to assist with a high risk missing person search of cliffs near Aust. The team was called out at 15.58. Team members deployed with the police rope access team while other emergency services had been searching coastal areas. Nothing was found and the team was stood down at 17.36 while the police investigation continues.

03 / 04 / 2019

03 ASC Log no. 114 ASSARs incident controllers were contacted at 02.52 by the police with an early warning for a possible high risk missing person search at first light. The police made contact again at 04.57 confirming the missing male had been located safe and well and no further action was required.

28 / 02 / 2019

02 ASC Log no. 719 The police requested the assistance of ASSAR following concerns for a high risk missing person in Cheddar Gorge with the team going on standby at 19.05 and then being called out at 19.18. Along with other emergency services in the gorge search teams from ASSAR deployed along the cliff tops. A deceased male was located on the cliffs by the Fire and Rescue Service. The team was stood down at 23.12.

07 / 01 / 2019

01 ASC Log no. Following concerns for the welfare of a missing male in the Yate area the police asked ASSAR to go on standby at 12:17 with a full callout following at 12:23. Search specialists were deployed in to rural areas around Yate. Nothing was found and the team was stood down at 17:45 pending further investigations from the police. Later that evening the missing male was located in a different area safe and well.

18 / 11 / 2018

36 ASC Log: 464 The team’s technical rescue element were called out at 14:58 to support police and other emergency services at Uphill Quarry, Weston-super-Mare. A male was situated in a precarious position on the cliff top. The tech team remained on-site as a precaution while the police resolved the situation and were stood down at 19:23.

04 / 11 / 2018

35 ASC Log no. 549 The team was put on standby at the request of the police to help with a search for a high risk missing male in the Dundry area of South Bristol. The team was called out at 17:17. In conjunction with the police search teams deployed into farmland. Signs were found indicating the missing male had been through the search area. Reports began to arrive via the police that a male matching the description of the missing person had been reported. Soon afterwards the police were able to confirm the man had been located near Ashton Gate and was receiving the care needed. The team was stood down at 21:55.

Search for missing male in the Dundry area

03 / 11 / 2018

34 ASC log no. 533 . The team was contacted by Avon & Somerset Police following concerns for a missing elderly lady in the Long Ashton area suffering from dementia. The team was called out at 16:53. As the team was about to be briefed on the search areas police were notified that the lady had been located in Hotwells, Bristol. The team was stood down at 17:44.

Discovery D5 from MREW on a callout

08 / 10 / 2018

33 ASC Log no. The team was contacted by police at 01:32 concerning a vehicle that had entered the water in Bristol docks. No action was required from ASSAR as a police dive unit was required.