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WATCH the moment a missing elderly man was found on the Isle of Wight

The coastguard found the missing man in Culver.

The coastguard found the missing man in Culver.

Joanna Hunt

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Monday, February 12, 2018 - 13:37

DRAMATIC footage showing a missing elderly man being located on the Isle of Wight has been released. 
The Maritime and Coastguard Agency released the video today (Monday) following an extensive search for the man in Culver. 
Local coastguard teams from Bembridge, Ventnor, a police helicopter and members of WightSAR were tasked with searching for the man who had left home to walk the coastal path yesterday (Sunday).
Bembridge RNLI searched from Long Ledge to Sandown Zoo, with the search area extended at 3am to include Luccombe Chine, Wheelers Bay and Woody Bay.
The man was found at 4.30am and taken to St Mary's Hospital.

 


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