Mountain rescue teams trial drone technology to find lost climbers


imageMountain rescue teams trial drone technology to find lost climbers

New drone technology is allowing mountain rescue teams to dramatically improve how they search for people who get stuck and stranded on Britain’s highest peaks.

As well as using drone cameras to find the climbers, the drones can now be fitted with lights and loudspeakers to help communicate with those who are trapped.

The new technology has been developing over several years but is now being used in active rescues.

Volunteers from Lochaber Mountain Rescue Team and Cairngorm Mountain Rescue Team showed BBC News how it all works..

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Next Post

Minute Maid Park will be home to MLB's first Just Walk Out store

Your mid-inning trip for a snack during an Astros game in Houston this season will be more of a breeze than ever.Major League Baseball announced Thursday that Minute Maid Park will have two stores enabled with Amazon’s Just Walk Out shopping experience, which allows customers to simply pick up their […]

Subscribe US Now