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Incident Summary 2009

Total Number of Incidents for the year to date 266
Glossary of Terms
FAWGI = False Alarm With Good Intent, MoP = Member of the Public, NFA = No Further Action, MRCC = Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre,
HMCG, CG or MCA = Coastguard, CRT = Coastguard Rescue Team, ILB/ALB/LB = Lifeboats, MV = Motor Vessel, MB = Motor Boat, ML = Motor Launch,
FV = Fishing Vessel, PWC = Personal Water Craft ("Jet Ski"), RIB = Rigid Inflatable Boat, VLCC = Very Large Crude Carrier,
UKBF = UK Border Force
Incident No. Date of Incident Station Name Incident Summary Initiated by Lifeboat involved MCA MCA No.
9271 28/12/2009 NCI Folkestone Arranged ambulance casevac for injured MoP reporting at Lookout. NCI No No
9270 23/12/2009 NCI Newhaven CG requested monitoring of recovery of disabled FV by LB. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 186891
9268 23/12/2009 NCI Nells Point Reported submerged gas bottle danger to smallcraft.CG Securite message broadcast. NCI No Yes 4128
9269 18/12/2009 NCI Portland Bill Reported MV on dangerous course. CG advised more suitable anchorage NCI No No
9267 13/12/2009 NCI Portland Bill Assisted in locating MV with injured crewman for helo casevac. MCA/HMCG No Yes 5942
9266 09/12/2009 NCI Nells Point Reported submerged log danger to shipping. CG Securite message broadcast. NCI No Yes
9265 07/12/2009 NCI Stepper Point Assisted in search for missing dog.Nothing found. MCA/HMCG No Yes
9264 06/12/2009 NCI Stepper Point Confirmed that windsurfer reported in trouble by MoP was not.NFA MCA/HMCG No Yes
9263 26/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Assisted in locating FV reported by MoP as disabled.LB confirmed vessel not in trouble. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5714
9262 23/11/2009 NCI Bass Point Assisted in monitoring disabled MV over BT cable.MV underway and clear of cables. MCA/HMCG No Yes 5268
9261 23/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Provided facilities for CG to task LB to aid yacht in difficulties.Yacht escorted in safely. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5673
9260 18/11/2009 NCI Folkestone Reported suspected cliff fire. FB confirmed was large 'bonfire'NFA NCI No Yes
9259 15/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Reported children in danger on breakwater. CG mobile tasked.Children returned safely.NFA NCI No Yes 5579
9258 15/11/2009 NCI Gosport Reported grounded yacht to QHM.Towed in by SEASTART.NFA NCI No No
9257 15/11/2009 NCI Felixstowe Assisted in rescue of ditched kite surfer by lifeboats and helo concurrent with similar incident. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 5175
9255 12/11/2009 NCI Newhaven Reported paraglider crashed on cliff face.CG attended and checked casualty was now safe. NCI No Yes 5525
9256 12/11/2009 NCI Bass Point Liased with CG and BT ref MV possibly anchored over submarine cable.CG checked vessel was clear. NCI No Yes
9254 09/11/2009 NCI Peveril(Dont Use) Relayed MoP report of dog over cliff.Deceased dog recovered by CG. NCI No Yes
9253 08/11/2009 NCI Worms Head Reported MoPs at risk on Outer Head.CG Cliff rescue attended to escort safely to mainland. NFA NCI No Yes 18150
9252 01/11/2009 NCI Holehaven Reported grounded unmanned FV to PLA and MRCC.Refloated at high water without damage. NCI No Yes 5006
9251 01/11/2009 NCI Gosport Reported disabled yacht in strong ebb in harbour entrance.Towed in by HM RIB. NCI Yes No
9250 01/11/2009 NCI St Alban's Head Assisted with weather conditions for helo casevac of coastal path walker. MCA/HMCG No Yes 5366
9247 30/10/2009 NCI Peveril(Dont Use) Reported capsized dinghy with 2 PoB.ILB attended to rescue. No casualties. NCI Yes Yes
9248 30/10/2009 NCI Hornsea Reported unmanned Jetski underway.SVLB conned ILB to target on Chan. Zero. No casualties. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
9249 30/10/2009 NCI St Alban's Head Monitored and reported on 3 kayaks in possible danger.Kayaks reported safe.NFA NCI No Yes 5352
9246 25/10/2009 NCI Shoreham Co-operated with Port Authority re collision between capsized dinghy and trawler. MAIB investigating. NCI No No
9245 25/10/2009 NCI Teignmouth Reported disabled jetski leaving two MoP in water.ILB attended to rescue. Ambulance attended. NCI Yes Yes 4874
9244 24/10/2009 NCI Polruan CG requested monitoring of yacht making water.LB attended and escorted in. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes
9243 23/10/2009 NCI St Alban's Head Reported and monitored damaged landing craft until it safely anchored. NCI No Yes 5257
9242 21/10/2009 NCI Nells Point Reported MoP in possible danger from tide.Person gained land safely. NCI No Yes
9241 19/10/2009 NCI Bass Point Reported MV possibly anchored over submarine cable.CG checked ship was clear and underway. NFA NCI No Yes
9240 18/10/2009 NCI Gosport Reported yacht aground.Gosport Rescue RIB attended and towed clear. NCI Yes Yes 5208
9239 17/10/2009 NCI Newhaven Reported possibly lost divers. Divers resurfaced 70 minutes later. NFA NCI No Yes 5175
9238 10/10/2009 NCI Southend Assisted in location of downed kitesurfer.LB and Hovercraft attended.Surfer considered safe. MCA/HMCG Yes Yes 4708
9236 05/10/2009 NCI Mablethorpe Reported injured MoP ashore.Police attended. NCI No No 317
9235 01/10/2009 NCI Newhaven Requested by CG to monitor and report on entry of FV with sick seaman. MCA/HMCG No Yes
9234 28/09/2009 NCI Shoreham Requestd by CG to monitor recovery by LB of disabled yacht. NCI Yes Yes
9233 26/09/2009 NCI Gosport Reported grounded yacht and monitored recovery by passing MC. NCI No Yes 4855
9232 25/09/2009 NCI Portland Bill Monitored and reported recovery of lost divers. MCA/HMCG No Yes
9231 23/09/2009 NCI Mablethorpe Reported object possible danger to shipping.ILB launched to recover crate. NCI Yes Yes 178625

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