Any missing person who can not be assigned to one of the other categories, for example a walkaway from a road traffic accident.

By Terrain

Male Female Other Total
Crag / Broken Ground 3 0 0 3
Farmland 11 2 1 14
Moorland / Upland 12 5 3 20
Not Specified 2 0 0 2
Plantation (dense) 2 3 1 6
Urban 11 3 0 14
Water Margin 8 3 0 11
Woodland / Parkland 2 0 1 3
Total: 51 16 6 73

By Outcome

n %
Minor Injury 10 13.7%
No Trace 7 9.6%
Fatality 22 30.1%
Unhurt 24 32.9%
Unknown 10 13.7%

There was no difference between the outcome for this category and all other categories combined. The numbers of incidents in different types of terrain were too small for adequate analysis.

By Location Found

n
Habitation 17
Linear Feature 2
Not Found 11
Open Ground 8
Travel Aid 14
Trees 5
Water 16

The numbers of incidents in different types of terrain were too small for adequate analysis.

The following additional information was provided with regard to the one incident for which the location was reported as ‘open ground’: stuck in a field

Distance From IPP (Km)

10% 0 Km
20% 0 Km
30% 0.2 Km
40% 0.5 Km
50% 1 Km
60% 2 Km
70% 2 Km
80% 6 Km
90% 12 Km
100% 559 Km

Possible Scenarios

Based on the information given above, some of the following comments will probably occur in the most likely scenarios for missing persons in this category. In practice, the search manager should not rule out other plausible scenarios.

  • The missing person is found alive (79%)
  • The missing person is found in a building (38%) or on a travel aid (27%)
Category Information from 2011 Study

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