Youths cause River Dee canoe search alert in Aberdeen
- 20 July 2012
- From the section NE Scotland, Orkney & Shetland
Two youths caused a major rescue operation after upturned canoes were spotted on the River Dee in Aberdeen.
Coastguard, police and lifeboat teams joined an RAF helicopter in a search of the water, after the alarm was raised at at about 18:45 on Thursday.
The search was called off about 45 minutes later when the youths were traced safe and well.
It is believed the canoes had been taken from nearby Duthie Park.