Call outs in2007
In 2007 Aberdeen Coastguard Rescue Team were called out a total of 53 times.

No. Date/Time
Reason
53 10/12/2007 - 0045
Paged to report of a fishing vessel close inshore near rocks at Newtonhill. Stood down after operations room contacted vessel and ensured it was in no danger.
52 02/12/2007 - 2350
Paged to reports of a red flare off Aberdeen beach. Searched from Beach Ballroom to Bridge of Don. Nothing found.
51 12/11/2007 - 1845
Paged to possible bridge jumper spotted by passing motorist at Bridge of Dee. Searched area between King George V bridge and Bridge of Dee. Nothing found.
50 10/11/2007 - 0900
Wind surfer in distress & ambulance crew require assistance. Stood down ambulance personnel recovered casualty to vehicle prior to team arriving.
49 03/11/2007 - cont.
Re-tasked to report of a wind surfer in distress at Aberdeen Beach. Stood down on way to incident.
48 03/11/2007 - 1110
Tasked to check the fishing vessel "Boy John" after it was towed in after breaking down off Aberdeen. Details taken, safety advice given and ignored. Guardian news story.
47 28/10/2007 - 1455
Paged to report of fisherman fallen from rocks at Downies Haven. Fisherman had drifted offshore and was recovered from the water by a lifeboat from MRI which was diverted from an exercise drill.
46 27/10/2007 - 0125
Paged to assist Grampian Police in search for missing woman believed to be in beach area. Stood down after woman found by the Police in the city.
45 18/10/2007 - 1455
Paged to report of dog (from call out 43) at bottom of cliffs at Burnbanks Haven. Dog recovered to top of cliffs and reunited with owner. Update Dog is doing well after its ordeal
44 16/10/2007 - 1235
Paged to report of body sighted on beach at Colsea Yawn. Area searched from Crawpeel Shore to Blowup Nose, nothing found.
43 15/10/2007 - 0805
Paged to report of dog over cliff North of Cove. Surrounding area where dog went over searched with owner nothing found.
42 14/10/2007 - 1705
Paged at request of Grampian Police to report of a jumper from the Queen Elizabeth II bridge. Stood down on way to call.
41 05/10/2007 - 1230
Paged to assist Grampian Fire and Rescue service with recovery of woman from mud in River Dee near prison. Stood down woman recovered.
40 04/10/2007 - 0730
Called to continue search for missing fisherman. Area from Berrymuir Head to Findon Ness searched by team from Aberdeen with assistance from Trossachs Search and Rescue team and dogs. Grampian Police Underwater Search Team did an underwater search. Aberdeen Lifeboat and I.L.B. along with two boats from Maritime Rescue Institute tasked to search seaward area. News item about this incident.
39 03/10/2007 - 1705
Paged to search for fisherman reported missing. Wreckage and debris from Nadine II found south of Portlethen Village Harbour. Area from Through Gang Point to North of Portlethen Village Harbour searched by Aberdeen and Stonehaven Coastguard teams. Rescue 137 from Lossiemouth did an aerial search, Aberdeen Lifeboat and Y boat along with two boats from Maritime Rescue Institute tasked to search seaward area. Main team stood down at 11pm, foreshore rechecked at low tide and remainder of team stood down at 3am.
38 23/09/2007 -
Paged to suicidal missing person King George V Bridge. Stood down casualty found in town.
37 21/09/2007 - 1700
Called to assist Rescue 137 on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with injured fisherman.
36 04/09/2007 -
Paged to assist Grampian Police with jumper from Victoria Bridge. Harbour to Queen Elizabeth II Bridge searched nothing found.
35 03/09/2007 - 1050
Paged to report of missing person at Aberdeen beach, area searched nothing found.
34 15/08/2007 - 2150
Paged to report of red flare off Girdle Ness light. Girdle Ness to Cove searched nothing found.
33 06/08/2007 - 2100
Called to assist Bond Rescue 1 on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with casualty with psychological problems.
32 31/07/2007 - 1755
Paged to report of a woman who had walked into water at beach North of the harbour. Casualty picked up by the inshore lifeboat and moved to quay side then onto awaiting ambulance.
31 30/07/2007 - 1720
Paged to male who had fallen 50 feet down the embankment near the Prison. Casualty assisted into inshore lifeboat and moved to quay side then onto awaiting ambulance.
30 27/07/2007 - 1245
Called to assist R131 on landing at ARI with bent diver from St Abbs.
29 12/07/2007 - 0000
Paged to woman in water at Regents quay.
28 08/07/2007 - 2005
Team member self tasked to 2 fishermen about to be cut off by the tide on the North side of Cove Harbour, Men requested to make shore before becoming cut off.
27 26/06/2007 - 1820
Paged to person in water at Harbour mouth between South breakwater and Banana pier. Casualty had been a Surfer who had been in harbour mouth due to bad weather.
26 25/06/2007 - 1300
Called to a live flare found on Aberdeen Beach. Made safe and moved to pyro locker and held awaiting removal by bomb disposal.
25 09/06/2007
Whilst on patrol self tasked to provide first aid to a motorcyclist who had injured himself, suspected fracture to the ankle and hip injuries. Ambulance called.
24 02/06/2007 - 1300
Paged at request of Grampian Police to report of missing person in Cove area. Stood down person found.
23 28/05/2007 - 1510
Paged to report of 2 kayakers in difficulty at mouth of River Don. Kayakers recovered to shore.
22 25/05/2007 - 2030
Tasked to search Cove harbour area after 2 flares were sighted by a member of the public. Area checked and nothing found.
21 19/05/2007 - 2050
Paged to report of suicidal person at beach ballroom. Person arrested by police on scene.
20 17/05/2007 - 0935
Paged to report of missing person at Newtonhill. Team stood down person found by Police in village.
19 16/05/2007 - 1130
Called to assist Bond Rescue 1 on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.
18 15/05/2007 - 1925
Paged to report of 2 persons on rubber dingy drifting down river Dee towards harbour. Area searched nothing found. FAWGI
17 04/05/2007 - 2240
Paged to report of person straddling Bridge of Don. No one found when team arrived on scene, area searched nothing found. FAWGI
16 03/05/2007 - 2015
Paged to search for persons in distress on cliffs. Casualties spotted by a person on southbound train waving frantically. Searched areas between Gregness and Blackhills quarry, nothing found. FAWGI
15 29/04/2007 - 1700
Paged to assist grampian Police in search for a missing 10 year old boy at Balmedie Beach. Child found shortly after Coastguard's from Aberdeen and Cruden Bay arrived on scene. Aberdeen Lifeboat and R137 also tasked.
14 15/04/2007 - 1124
Tasked to boat Lady Gail II broken down approximately 0.5 miles North of Newtonhill. Casualty located and position passed to Lifeboats. Casualty towed to Stonehaven.
13 15/04/2007 - 0825
Paged at request of Grampian Police to continue search for person spotted near Persley bridge. Search as far as second weir down river nothing found.
12 15/04/2007 - 0100
Paged to report of tired and emotional person on Persley bridge. Area searched to Grandholm bridge, nothing found. FAWGI
11 01/04/2007 - 1430
Called to 4 persons stuck on rocks between Portlethen harbour & Findon. Casualty found in bay South West of May Craig.
10 27/03/2007 - 2025
Paged to report of 2 cliff fallers near Mains of Monduff Farm. Area between Grim Briggs and waterfall to the north searched with assistance from Stonehaven team and boat from Maritime Rescue International. Casualty located with facial injuries and airlifted to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. BBC news story.
9 25/03/2007 - 1635
Paged to report of a man unconscious on beach in Mill of Menie area. Casualty located. Further info to follow. BBC news story
8 23/03/2007 - 0930
Called to assist Bond Rescue 1 on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with 2 Casualties who had fallen on the Brae Bravo platform.
7 17/02/2007 - 2050
Called to assist Bond Rescue 1 on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with a man who had fallen overboard from the Margaret Jane.
6 11/02/2007 - 1235
Paged to report of a surfer in difficulty in the entrance to Aberdeen Harbour. Casualty located attempting to exit harbour, and was signaled to shore. During attempt to reach shore casualty was swept towards the old south breakwater and was recovered by Aberdeen ILB.
5 02/02/2007 - 2130
Tasked to collect details from Aberdeen AWLB on berthing after picking up a casualty with an injured hand.
4 23/01/2007 - 1600
Tasked to assist R-OC on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Stood down aircraft diverted to helipad at Dyce.
3 20/01/2007 - 1255
Paged to assist Grampian Police in search for missing 80 yr old woman with dementia missing from her home in Kincorth. Woman found later in the evening safe and well.
2 09/01/2007 - 1820
Paged to report of kayaker in difficulty near Bridge of Don. Kayaker found to be in no difficulty, FAWGI.
1 02/01/2007 - 1225
Tasked to deliver 2 briefcases to Secretary of States Representative at Montrose after vessel ran aground.

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