Call outs in2011
In the year 2011 Aberdeen Coastguard Rescue Team were called out 39 times.

No. Date/Time
Reason
39 26/12/2011 - 1100
Assistance provided to casualty with suspected epileptic fit who had collapsed at the water’s edge after taking part in the Nippy dipper event. Casualty moved to Beach leisure centre to await arrival of ambulance. British Red Cross first aiders in attendance.
38 22/12/2011 - 2020
Paged to report of red flares in Bridge of Don area. Both banks of estuary checked & 500m North of AECC. Nothing found
37 20/12/2011 - 0310
Paged to assist Rescue Bond one with patient with severe abdominal pains at ARI. Helicopter redirected to Aberdeen Heliport (Bond) and team tasked to meet helicopter there. Before arrival crew advised casualty had recovered and now walking wounded, stood down.
36 11/12/2011 - 0415
Paged to report of person threatening to jump from Bridge of Don, stood by until resolved by police.
35 09/12/2011 - 1650
Paged to report of person in water at Footdee. Area searched with police and surfer wearing black and almost impossible to see was signalled to the shore. Safety advice passed
34 27/11/2011 - 1215
Paged to report of person in water at Aberdeen beach, canoeist had capsized and was being washed offshore. Recovered by Aberdeen ILB to beach.
33 13/11/2011 - 0055
Paged to report of person in water near Queen Elizabeth II bridge. Area searched from QEII bridge to point law nothing found.
32 03/11/2011 - 1750
Paged to report of surfer in difficulties off Aberdeen beach. Area from Footdee to mouth of Don searched, nothing found. Aberdeen I.L.B. searched seaward side but later stood down due to worsening conditions.
31 30/10/2011 - 1130
Paged to report of woman injured on rocks on Stonehaven beach front near outdoor pool. Ambulance diverted from call to more serious incident. Team members provided first aid until ambulance from Aberdeen arrived
30 29/10/2011 - 1730
Paged to report of oil slick in Blackdog area, found to be leakage from landfill site, no oil slick found. Grid ref. passed to operations room.
29 27/10/2011 - 1135
Paged to report of ordinance found on beach near Torry Battery. Meet with 1st informant and was shown location and a picture which had been taken earlier before the tide had covered the object. Recoqnised the object as an oxy-acetylene bottle which had been reported to us a few years before but not removed by the council. Details passed to the operations room.
28 24/10/2011 - 2235
Paged to report of person jumping from Bridge of Don into river. Casualty reported to be treading water in river. On arrival casualty was being assisted by personnel from Ambulance service special operations unit in river. Team assisted ambulance personnel in extracting casualty from river and awaited imminent arrival of Rescue 137 who then airlifted casualty direct to ARI.
27 20/10/2011 - 1658
Paged to report of casualty with heart problems at Red Rock, casualty located and treated by team members till arrival of ambulance personnel. Due to terrain casualty lifted by Rescue 137 and dropped in field at top of cliffs due to absence of ambulance availability at A.R.I.. Assisted by Stonehaven team and Aberdeen inshore lifeboat
26 17/10/2011 - 1810
Whilst on a local area familiarisation tasked to report of pollution on beach in Blackdog area. Found to be leakage from landfill site.
25 20/09/2011 - 2130
Called to assist Rescue Bond One on landing at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary with suspected stroke victim from Forties Field
24 04/09/2011 - 1440
Tasked to assist Grampian police to recover casualty from South side of Nigg Bay, after pager failure. Initial call out was a search to locate the casualty. Cruden Bay and Stonehaven teams on scene, casualty located by Aberdeen ILB
23 04/09/2011 - 0725
Paged to report of person in difficulties on rocks at Cove. Casualty located and taken to Cove harbour by ILB due to inaccessibility. Casualty had fallen from top of cliffs the night before.
22 25/08/2011 - 1710
Tasked to ARI helipad to meet Rescue Bond 1 with 2 casualties on board (1 fatality) from fishing vessel
21 23/08/2011 - 1920
Paged to report of a cliff faller at blow up nose South of Cove. Casualty located slightly further North (NO 947 990). Casualty air lifted by R137 to ARI due to possible head injury.
20 10/08/2011 - 0435
Paged to report of a missing 14 year old that Grampian police were concerned about.Stood down on route as casualty had been located.
19 08/08/2011 - 0930
Paged to request for assistance in locating a missing person from Dyce whom Grampian police were concerned had possibly fallen into the river Don. Searched from Parkhill Bridge North of Dyce to Brig o' Balgownie approx. 7 miles. Crew from Aberdeen ILB searched from mouth of Don to Brig o' Balgownie. Nothing found so returned to station. Duration 9.5 hours. STV News Link
18 02/08/2011 - 1130
Phoned to report of an oil spill at Burnbanks Haven. Nothing found offshore but a small amount of pollution at outfall.
17 25/07/2011 - 1426
Paged to report of woman whom Grampian police were concerned about possibly at Nigg Bay. Stood down after casualty located by police.
16 23/07/2011 - 0940
Paged to report of person in water after being washed off rocks near Portlethen harbour. Casualty had been recovered from water by local fishermen in a boat. Casualty was given first aid and then airlifted from shore by Rescue 137 to waiting ambulance due to hazards involved with carrying casualty up steep path & his condition. Aberdeen lifeboat also stood by.
15 17/07/2011 - 1300
Called to report of a dead mammal on beach north of River Don. Photographs taken & passed to MRCC with location.
14 14/07/2011 - 1630
Paged to report of 3 young males in water being blown offshore at Balmedie. Casualties made own way to safety. Stood down.
13 07/07/2011 -
Paged to report of 2 casualties stuck at bottom of slope opposite Bon Accord glass (River Dee) after falling from foot path. One casualty had a suspected fracture to the wrist. First aid given on scene and casualties both recovered by ILB due to their age and the slippery surface as the tide was out.
12 29/06/2011 - 1740
Paged to report of person in water at Aberdeen Beach, casualty recovered by lifeboat.
11 12/06/2011 - 1850
Paged to report of male with prosthetic leg stuck in groyne at Aberdeen beach, concerns raised due to incoming tide. Casualty released as team left station, stood down.
10 10/06/2011 - 2330
Paged to report of 2 missing children between Balmedie and Aberdeen. Casualties located by team at Black Dog fishing station and returned to parents. Grampian Police, Cruden Bay CRT and Aberdeen AWLB also in attendance
9 25/05/2011 - 1930
Paged to report of person floating down River Dee towards harbour on an inflatable. Casualty made own way to shore near rowing club.
8 24/05/2011 - 1840
Paged to possible jumper on Bridge of Dee. Stood down on arrival.
7 20/05/2011 - 1835
Called to report of quicksand at Aberdeen beach, area to North and South checked, nothing found.
6 17/05/2011 - 1830
Paged to report of a cliff faller near Burnbanks haven. Casualty located and aided onto Aberdeen Inshore Lifeboat for transfer to Aberdeen Harbour and awaiting ambulance.
5 30/03/2011 - 0015
Paged to assist Grampian Police after report of missing person possibly in the Balmedie Beach area. Stood down Casualty located by the police.
4 26/02/2011 - 2005
Paged to report of person possibly pushed from Queen Elizabeth II bridge. Casualty was reported to be on bank of river Dee opposite university boat house. Stood down casualty recovered by police.
3 25/02/2011 - 2238
Paged to report of possible bridge jumper Queen Elizabeth II bridge. Started search from Victoria and QE II bridge, but stood down as casualty had been located by Grampian police.
2 14/02/2011 - 0220
Paged to report of possible bridge jumper King George V bridge. Searched from Point Law to King George bridge nothing found.
1 05/01/2011 - 1800
Tasked to assist Rescue 102 after landing at ARI with a casualty transfer from Shetland

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