DATE 28/11/20 17:35 – 22:00
Request to investigate the reported sighting of a red flare within 2 miles of Crail harbour.
Both boats launched and started searching on approach and in the area nothing found. ALB crew spotted light on shore with night vision glasses.
Two persons approached and contacted by ILB crew 600m west of Crail harbour, they also confirmed sighting.
Para flares used by ALB & ILB to check drift of reported flare. Coastguard satisfied that the area had been thoroughly searched and nothing found.
Both boats returned to Anstruther.
Wind Force1 Light airs