Hendingar/Operations

Number
Date
Headline
Informer
2019-04
19.01.2019
Searching for tourists on Villingadalsfjalli
Police/people from Viðareiði
Number 2019-04
Date 19.01.2019
Headline Searching for tourists on Villingadalsfjalli
Start time 20:20
Duration 1h06m
Informer Police/people from Viðareiði
Area Villingadalsfjalli
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, rescue crew from Viðaeiði and MRCC Tórshavn.
Particulars Tourists were located, they were camping and not in danger.
2019-02
11.01.2019
Searching for missing person in Fugloy
Police
Number 2019-02
Date 11.01.2019
Headline Searching for missing person in Fugloy
Start time 2213UTC
Duration 3 days
Informer Police
Area Fugloy
Participants Police, MRCC Tórshavn, OXJ, Atlantic Helicopters, Brimil and local people
Particulars
2019-01
03.01.2019
Red rocket observed from shore
Police
Number 2019-01
Date 03.01.2019
Headline Red rocket observed from shore
Start time 19:01
Duration 30 min
Informer Police
Area Area between Borðoy and Kunoy
Participants Police, local informer, ferry Sam and F/V Kallanes
Particulars A local person observed a red rocket in the air over the waters northwest of Klaksvig harbor. A ship in the area could not confirm anything unusual after a short search. A short while afterwards, another ship could tell that they had seen a rocket at that moment, which they considered to be an ordinary firework. The search was subsequently canceled.
2018-41
12.12.2018
False EPIRB distress signal received
Signal received by fax
Number 2018-41
Date 12.12.2018
Headline False EPIRB distress signal received
Start time 0914 UTC
Duration 2h30m
Informer Signal received by fax
Area North Norway
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, JRCC Bodø, MRCC Murmansk
Particulars
2018-40
10.12.2018
Medevac from Sandfelli near Elduvík
Police
Number 2018-40
Date 10.12.2018
Headline Medevac from Sandfelli near Elduvík
Start time 1310
Duration 1h
Informer Police
Area Near Elduvík to Torshavn
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, MRCC Tórshavn and Hospital in Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-39
02.12.2018
Medevac from Nýborg / XPUG
Nýborg
Number 2018-39
Date 02.12.2018
Headline Medevac from Nýborg / XPUG
Start time 0958
Duration 2h10m
Informer Nýborg
Area East of Faroes
Participants
Particulars
2018-38
26.11.2018
Small fishingboat aground at south end off Trøllhøvdi (Høvdasund), and one person rescued
Police
Number 2018-38
Date 26.11.2018
Headline Small fishingboat aground at south end off Trøllhøvdi (Høvdasund), and one person rescued
Start time 1810
Duration 1 hr
Informer Police
Area Trøllhøvdi, Høvdasund
Participants Brimil, Rescue Sverri, Anrana, Atlantic Helecopters and MRCC Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-37
18.11.2018
Mayday on VHF ch16
Norðsøki
Number 2018-37
Date 18.11.2018
Headline Mayday on VHF ch16
Start time 2010
Duration 30min
Informer Norðsøki
Area North of Faroe Island
Participants MRCC Tórshavn, Norðsøki and Kallanes
Particulars
2018-36
31.10.2018
Medevac from Næraberg to Hospital in Trondheim
Næraberg
Number 2018-36
Date 31.10.2018
Headline Medevac from Næraberg to Hospital in Trondheim
Start time 1731utc
Duration 7 hrs 30 min
Informer Næraberg
Area 300 nm NE of the Faroes
Participants JRCC Bodoe, JRCC Stavanger, MRCC Tórshavn, off shore Helicopter and rescue Sea King helicopter
Particulars Medevac from Næraberg approx. 230 mn west off Norway to Hospital in Trondheim
2018-35
21.10.2018
Medevac from Tróndur í Gøtu to Hospital in Tórshavn
Hospital in Tórshavn
Number 2018-35
Date 21.10.2018
Headline Medevac from Tróndur í Gøtu to Hospital in Tórshavn
Start time 0914utc
Duration 2 hrs 59 min
Informer Hospital in Tórshavn
Area 160 nm NE of Tórshavn
Participants Rescue helicopter, Hospital in Tórshavn, MRCC Tórshavn and Tórshavnradio
Particulars
2018-34
06.10.2018
Medevac from a hill north of Miðvág
Police
Number 2018-34
Date 06.10.2018
Headline Medevac from a hill north of Miðvág
Start time 1047LT
Duration 25min
Informer Police
Area Vágoy
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, MRCC Tórshavn and Hospital in Tórshavn
Particulars
2018-33
05.10.2018
Rescued tourist and airlifted to hospital.
Police
Number 2018-33
Date 05.10.2018
Headline Rescued tourist and airlifted to hospital.
Start time 1825LT
Duration 3 hr
Informer Police
Area Sornfelli
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters, MRCC Tórshavnradio, Hospital in Tórshavn and mountaineers
Particulars
2018-32
29.09.2018
False DSC distress signal
Trawler
Number 2018-32
Date 29.09.2018
Headline False DSC distress signal
Start time 0100
Duration 0115
Informer Trawler
Area East of Faroe Island
Participants MRCC, Brimil and Hvidbjørnen
Particulars
2018-31
28.09.2018
Possible distress rocket observed from Kollafjørði
Police
Number 2018-31
Date 28.09.2018
Headline Possible distress rocket observed from Kollafjørði
Start time 0600
Duration 1h
Informer Police
Area Mjóðanes
Participants Police, Sigurfari and MRCC
Particulars
2018-29
12.09.2018
Ametyst OW2383 aground on Stongin, Nolsoy
The captain off the vessel
Number 2018-29
Date 12.09.2018
Headline Ametyst OW2383 aground on Stongin, Nolsoy
Start time 0330UTC
Duration
Informer The captain off the vessel
Area Stongin, Nólsoy
Participants Ametyst, Jaspis, MRCC Torshavn/Torshavnradio, Brimil
Particulars
2018-30
12.09.2018
M/F Teistin black out close to Halin í Heysti.
M/F Teistin
Number 2018-30
Date 12.09.2018
Headline M/F Teistin black out close to Halin í Heysti.
Start time 10:48 utc
Duration 2h32m
Informer M/F Teistin
Area Close to Halin í Heysti (Skopunarfjørður)
Participants M/F Teistin, Brimil, Rescue Lív, Mrcc/Tórshavnradio.
Particulars
2018-28
07.09.2018
Searching and towing small fishing boat
Local person
Number 2018-28
Date 07.09.2018
Headline Searching and towing small fishing boat
Start time 0547UTC
Duration 10 hrs
Informer Local person
Area Suðuroy
Participants Atlantic Helicopters, Hvidbjørnen, MRCC and Tórshavnradio
Particulars
2018-26
06.09.2018
Injured crewmember airlifted to hospital
Captain
Number 2018-26
Date 06.09.2018
Headline Injured crewmember airlifted to hospital
Start time 17:21utc
Duration 14 hrs
Informer Captain
Area 220 NM northeast of the Faroes
Participants Atlantic Helicopters
Particulars At 17:21utc, the MRCC was contacted by a foreign fishing vessel because one of the crew had been injured and had an urgent need to get to the hospital. Due to the distance, the injured person was lifted from the ship at 6:10utc the 6th and arrived at the hospital. at 7:30utc.
2018-27
06.09.2018
Searching for missing tourist in Viðoy
Police
Number 2018-27
Date 06.09.2018
Headline Searching for missing tourist in Viðoy
Start time 0014
Duration 5h
Informer Police
Area Viðoy
Participants Police, Atlantic Helicopters and MRCC Tórshavn and the local rescue service
Particulars At 00:14utc, the MRCC was contacted by the police and asked to arrange for a helicopter search in an the area north of the village Viðareiðið, because 2 persons had been missed. At 05:27utc the missing persons were found by the local rescue service - in good condition.
2018-25
25.08.2018
Medevac from Maarthe Theadora c/s DEAN2 to hospital in Torshavn
MRCC Bremen
Number 2018-25
Date 25.08.2018
Headline Medevac from Maarthe Theadora c/s DEAN2 to hospital in Torshavn
Start time 1227utc
Duration 5h33m
Informer MRCC Bremen
Area North of Faroes
Participants Atlantic Helicopters, MRCC Torshavn, Torshavnradio
Particulars