The Team was called to assist Police and Lancashire Police Diving Unit to search for a woman diver who failed to surface after a dive. Body was recovered by diving unit on Sunday 19-12-82 at 12 noon. Team conveyed her body on a stretcher to the quarry surface — woman came from West Lothian, Scotland — R.A.F. helicopter from Boulmer was also in attendance.
Whilst out staff training a 26 year old instructor from an O.P. centre in Bowness-on-Windermere became trapped in his canoe on rocks in flooded river. Released after 11/2 hours and taken to hospital with exposure and shock.
We were requested to provide assistance and water safety equipment during a search for a man missing from his boat on Windermere. A body was located by Police shortly after the search was stood down due to darkness.