Lincolnshire Police ended a search mission successfully after its thermal imaging drone located the missing person in question.
Described on the Lincolnshire Police drone team’s Twitter as a ‘vulnerable missing person’, once located, the team worked alongside the dog unit to guide the handler closer.
As part of the statement, the team said: ‘Fantastic result overnight for our 24hr thermal drone operators. Direct find of a vulnerable missing person at high risk of harm in woods near Sleaford and great teamwork with LincsPoliceK999 again guiding in the handler.’
It went on to confirm that it used its DJI Inspire1 airframe with the Zenmuse FLIR XT thermal for the mission.
CDP reported yesterday that police in Norfolk had deployed a drone in its search for a wanted man.
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