Lincolnshire drone squad aids in search for missing child

In the United Kingdom, the Lincolnshire drone squad aids in the search for a missing child in Bourne Woods. The youngster was found after three hours.

Lincolnshire drone squad aids in the search for missing child

At around 2:45 pm on Monday, a call came into the police department that a child had gone missing in Bourne Woods. The Lincolnshire drone squad come into action and helped in the search of the missing youngster.

The child was found after three hours after a team of officers was tasked with searching the woods near Bourne, reports Spalding Today.

The Lincolnshire Police drone team posted the photo above of the search team in Bourne Woods on Monday evening.

DroneXL’s take

As drones become more capable and less expensive we see the use of unmanned aircraft increase among police departments, search and rescue crews, and other first responders in the country. Especially police drones that are outfitted with thermal cameras such as the recently launched DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced have proven to be very effective in finding missing people, hotspots, etc.

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