In an emergency call 999 and ask for the Coastguard

Date: 12th January 2015

Wind: W 6

Launch Time: 17.37

Recovery Time: 19.10

Crew: Robin Nicholls, Dan Monk, Ben Crosswell, John Skinner

The lifeboat launched to investigate a report of a red flare sighted in The Swale.

The crew searched from Leysdown to Faversham Creek, whilst |Sheppey and Herne Bay Coastguard teams searched along the shoreline.

With nothing found all units were stood down to return to station.