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NEWHAVEN LIFEBOAT LAUNCHED TO SEARCH FOR MISSING PERSON

November 24th, 2017.


Newhaven’s Severn Class lifeboat RNLB David and Elizabeth Acland and her volunteer crew were launched at 11:46am on Tuesday to search for a missing person.


The lifeboat conducted a slow search from Cuckmere Haven to Beachy Head and back. Crew with binoculars scanned both the shoreline and the southerly seaward side from the flybridge.

Despite a comprehensive search lasting over two hours, the missing individual was not found.

Newhaven lifeboat was stood down at 2:15pm and returned to station at 2:35pm.