Helicopters and mountain rescue teams searched through the night for a walker who got lost in the fog.

Brecon Mountain Rescue team were called in by Dyfed-Powys Police on Sunday (March 10) after receiving a call about a dog walker who had gone missing near Brecon.    

Due to the low lying cloud in the area a number of different search tools were deployed in the search for the missing walker, including a search and rescue drone, as well as a number of search and rescue dogs.

The Mountain Rescue team also called in assistance from the The Maritime and Coastguard Agency who used their helicopter to search the area.

However, the search had to be suspended until daybreak as the poor visibility “hampered” their efforts.

Thankfully in the night the dog walker managed to make it back home just before the teams got back together to begin their search again in the morning.


A spokesperson for Brecon Mountain Rescue team said: “The team were contacted by Dyfed-Powys Police on Sunday evening to assist with a search for an over due dog walker in a village near Brecon.

“The team deployed the drone alongside search parties and Rusty the Search and Rescue Dog Association South Wales search dog.

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“The Maritime and Coastguard Agency helicopter also assisted. Search efforts were hampered by low cloud causing poor visibility.

“A decision was made to resume the search in daylight. Before the team reconvened the missing person managed to make their own way home.

"Many thanks to Central Beacons MRT who were on standby to assist.”