Teignmouth RNLI assist in search for missing person

Lifeboats News Release

Teignmouth RNLI lifeboat crew were involved in a search for a missing person on Wednesday, 11 November 2020.

Stock photo of Atlantic 85 lifeboat

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Atlantic 85 lifeboat

The volunteer crew launched the Atlantic 85 lifeboat at 4.30pm and were tasked with carrying out a search in the Teignmouth and Dawlish area. Exmouth RNLI and the Coastguard Team were also involved in the search. After a thorough search the crew were stood down and returned to station.

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