Kent Fire Rescues Hiker, DroneResponders Award, And DJI M350 Release
Welcome to this week’s webcast from the Unmanned Tactical Group and Pilot Institute’s Public Safety News Update. In this webcast, we’re going to discuss how Kent Fire was able to find a missing woman who had been lost for eight hours with a broken leg. We’ll delve into how that operation took place, discuss the DJI M350 release and its implications for public safety, and congratulate DroneResponders on winning first place for AUVSI’s Excellence Public Safety Award.
Thermal drone locates missing female with broken leg
First up, we’re going to talk about a significant victory from some of our First Responders on the other side of the pond. Kent Fire and Rescue Services were requested by the Kent Police Department to assist with a search shortly after midnight on Sunday, May 14th. Kent Fire Rescue Services sent a technical rescue unit and two drone pilots out to assist with this search. After two hours of searching…