Launched to a reported Personal Locator Beacon (PLB) signal 1.5 miles east of Roundham head. The related PLB or vessel was not on any automatic identification system (AIS). Search started but could not track PLB ( no signal) Coastguards contacted boat owner who confirmed the vessel plus PLB were alongside in Brixham harbour. Assumed signal was set off in error.
Launched to medivac a minor who had fallen from a rope swing in Churston Woods and sustained injuries. Casualty taken from Churston Cove, landed back at the station and then taken to hospital for attention.
Launched to assist a fisherman off a fishing vessel moored on the Fish Quay, with a broken ankle. He was taken on board the ILB as the tide was too low to evacuate him on to the quay and then taken to the Lifeboat Station. Once safely ashore at the Lifeboat Station he was transferred to hospital via private transport.
Launched to assist paddle-boarder stuck in the water 1/2 mile off Goodrington beach. The casualty was exhausted, had swallowed some water and could not get back onto his board so was taken to back to the beach and handed over to the Torbay Coastguard Rescue Team whilst waiting for an ambulance.
Launched in conjunction with the ILB to assist Torbay Coastguards following reports of three red flare sightings. A thorough search of the area proved fruitless and it was concluded the flares had been fired from the shore so both boats were stood down.
Launched in conjunction with the ALB to assist Torbay Coastguards following reports of three red flare sightings. A thorough search of the area proved fruitless and it was concluded the flares had been fired from the shore so both boats were stood down.