Sandwich Police search area for potentially missing parasailer

SANDWICH, MASS. (WHDH) - Emergency crews in Sandwich spent multiple hours searching the area following reports of a missing parasailer.

According to authorities, police received a call after a person reported a parasail floating over Scorton Creek before landing in a wooded area. The parasail had no occupant.

Police and fire crews, assisted by the US Coast Guard, searched the area for several hours but were unable to find anything.

Witnesses said a kite surfer had been in the area recently but were unsure if the two were connected. Those witnesses described a blue and green sail, possibly with the number 12.

After a search that lasted approximately two hours, as well as an aerial flyover by the Coast Guard, police decided to end the search, classifying it as a “good intent call.”

Sandwich Police also conducted a Reverse 911 call to residents asking if they saw anything or if they themselves were on the water.

 

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