July 2, 2011
photos: Missing man found after major beach search
major beach search was conducted in the Burnham-On-Sea area on
Saturday morning (July 2nd) amid concern for the welfare of a
teams from Burnham-On-Sea Coastguards and BARB carried out a three
hour search of the beach and dunes between Burnham and Brean after
police reported a 44-year-old man was missing.
RAF helicopter from Chivenor in Devon also joined the search team,
which totalled 16 people, to scour an eight mile stretch of the
beach between Burnham jetty and Brean Down Fort, as pictured here.
trace of the man was initially found despite a very thorough search
of the beach and dunes, but fortunately he was found safe and
well inland by a Burnham Coastguard later in the day," Burnham
Coastguard officer Steve Bird told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
was concern for the welfare of the man, who was believed to be
in a distressed state.
Official BARB Web site
Official Burnham Coastguard Web site