Humber RNLI in multi-agency search after aircraft emergency beacon activated

Lifeboats News Release

On Sunday evening (9 July) HM Coastguard coordinated a rescue operation in an area 95 miles east of Spurn Point as a fixed wing aircraft had activated its emergency beacon.

Humber Lifeboat crew on return from their 200 mile plus round service call

RNLI/Mike Brenchley

Humber Lifeboat crew on return from their 200 mile plus round service call

Search and rescue assets involved in the operation were RNLI Humber and Cromer lifeboats, along with two HM Coastguard helicopters and fixed wing aircraft.

After a thorough and extensive search was carried out, and alongside further investigations shoreside, with nothing untoward found on scene in the search area, all assets were stood down.

The charity's Humber lifeboat had been at sea for over 13 hours, and at one point was 100 miles form its station.

For any further details please contact HM Coastguard.

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