DATE 27/08/20 02:14 – 09:00
Request from HMCG to launch ALB to assist search for person fallen from Forth Road Bridge, Queensferry & Kinghorn also tasked. No helicopter assistance was available.
Person had fallen 2.5 hrs previously (hence all assets being requested)
ALB had Low water launch then making best speed.
Casualty located by Queensferry Lifeboat crew, ALB tasked to continue until Queensferry crew confirmed extraction will be possible.
ALB stood down at Fairway Buoy and returned to Anstruther and lay in harbour until sufficient water to rehouse and crew recalled.
Lifeboat & station sanitised before informing the CG.
Weather Part Cloudy
Wind Force Light breeze
Wind dir E
Sea state Slight