Date: 13th August, 2019
Description: Great Bedwyn - call passed by Thames Valley Fire Control for a paraglider that had crashed into a tree. The caller used what3words and the DWFRS fire control opeartor was able to find their exact location and mobilise resources (Marlborough, Pewsey, Ludgershall, Trowbridge and Chippenham) to help them. The paraglider was rescued from a height of approximately 40 foot using the rope rescue teams and a 12metre ladder.
Location: Crofton Road, Great Bedwyn, Marlborough, UK