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Ireland Drones banned from flying over woods being searched for missing Tina Satchwell

19:21  07 march  2018
19:21  07 march  2018 Source:   independent.ie

Gardai receive vital clue in hunt for missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell

  Gardai receive vital clue in hunt for missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell 45-year-old Tina vanished from her family home in Youghal, Co Cork, on March 24 last year , with two suitcases but minus her mobile phone.Mystery has surrounded her disappearance ever since with her husband Richard believing that she was harmed.Now gardai have received a clue they believe could lead to finding her.A source said: “Information has come through from their enquiries and that could lead to moving this investigation forward.

Gardai are still searching for Tina Satchwell who hasn’t been seen or heard from since March. Gardai are regarding the 45-year-old as ‘a high risk missing person’, following up over 200 lines of inquiry into her disappearance.

Tina Satchwell : has been missing from her home on Grattan Street in Youghal since March 20th, 2017. Photograph: Irish Examiner. Gardaí have secured a no- fly zone restriction over the woodland area in Co Cork where they are searching for the remains of Tina Satchwell

Tina Satchwell © Provided by Irish Independent Tina Satchwell Drones have been banned from flying over the 40 acre woodland in east Cork being searched for Tina Satchwell's whereabouts.

Detectives are determined to preserve the privacy of what searchers are doing at Mitchel's Wood - and even erected more than 100m of black plastic sheeting across the security fencing in front of the site entrance.

Ms Satchwell (45) has not been seen since March 24 2017 and gardai began searching the woods on Monday for traces of the missing Youghal woman after they received a tip-off from a "credible witness".

Tina Satchwell was last seen almost a year ago © Provided by Irish Independent Tina Satchwell was last seen almost a year ago Supt Colm Noonan has urged people to stay away from Mitchel's Wood while the 60-strong search team are working there.

'It makes no sense': Husband of missing Tina Satchwell says she would not have gone to woods

  'It makes no sense': Husband of missing Tina Satchwell says she would not have gone to woods Tina Satchwell was last seen at her home in Youghal, Co Cork on 20 March 2017. She was reported missing four days later by her husband Richard.Both her family and gardaí have repeatedly expressed their concern over her disappearance.Monday morning, Superintendent Colm Noonan of Midleton Garda Station announced that a large team of officers will carry out a 24/7 operation at the site at Mitchel’s Wood in the Castlemartyr area of Cork – less than 20 minutes from Youghal.In recent days, gardaí have received information leading them to the parkland.

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GARDAÍ HAVE CONCLUDED the searches they were carrying out today in relation to missing woman Tina Satchwell . Related: Tina Satchwell has been missing from her Cork home for over seven weeks>.

The search site is just over 200m from the east Cork village and located just off the main Cork-Waterford road.

People have been warned not to attempt to fly drones, particularly drones equipped with cameras, over the sprawling site which is just off the Castlemartyr-Garryvoe road.

Gardaí work their way through woods at the 40-acre site of the search for Tina Satchwell at Mitchell’s Wood, outside Castlemartyr, east Cork. Photo: Daragh McSweeney/Provision © Provided by Irish Independent Gardaí work their way through woods at the 40-acre site of the search for Tina Satchwell at Mitchell’s Wood, outside Castlemartyr, east Cork. Photo: Daragh McSweeney/Provision The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has since granted an application for a temporary no fly zone over the specific site involved.

The IAA has said in a statement: "A restriction (Temporary Restricted Area) on the flying of aircraft shall apply in the vicinity of Castelmartyr, Co. Cork in the Airspace contained within the under mentioned which is situated within the Shannon FIR:

Husband 'sick in the stomach' after first visit to Tina search site

  Husband 'sick in the stomach' after first visit to Tina search site The husband of missing woman Tina Satchwell has visited the Cork woodland being intensively searched by gardaí for his wife, as he said he was praying she would be found safe. Yesterday marked the fourth day of the intensive Garda search operation for the missing 45-year-old at Mitchel's Wood, Castlemartyr, east Cork.Richard Satchwell visited the site for the first time yesterday as he insisted he still had hope his wife would be found safe.

Gardai searching for missing Cork woman Tina Satchwell plan major search of woods in bid to find her. The 45-year-old hasn’t been seen since ­leaving her home in Youghal, Co Cork, on March 20, 2017.

Tina Satchwell (45) was last seen on March 20 at her home in Youghal, Co Cork. Mrs Satchwell did not have a passport, and her husband said she was afraid to fly . Mystery over missing Tina deepens as CCTV search draws blank.

"Lateral limits: 51°54’34.86”N 008°03’31.84”W Radius 2.2NM

Richard Satchwell, husband of missing Tina Satchwell, in Youghal Harbour near their home on Grattan Street. Photo: Kyran O'Brien © Provided by Irish Independent Richard Satchwell, husband of missing Tina Satchwell, in Youghal Harbour near their home on Grattan Street. Photo: Kyran O'Brien "Vertical limits: SFC to 2500 feet AMSL."

The restriction will remain in place until 10pm on March 20.

Ms Satchwell's husband Richard has said that he doesn't think that she would have gone into the woods.

Speaking on RTE's Prime Time last night, he said: "I don't believe Tina has ever been there. The only wood she ever trusted to go to is just outside Fermoy.

Tina Satchwell Tina Satchwell "I just know, and I can vouch for this now, Tina would not go near those woods on her own or in the company of anybody. She wouldn't even go near strange woods with me."

Gardai received information from a witness who claimed that they saw a blonde-haired woman matching Ms Satchwell's appearance in the vicinity of Mitchel's Wood last year.

The witness claimed the woman was accompanied by someone by someone but did not see her leave the area.

Mr Satchwell has said that he left their home in Youghal on March 20 last year to run an errand and when he got back his wife wasn't there.

He has repeatedly said that he was not involved in his wife's disappearance.

Exclusive: Tina not being portrayed as ‘kind and bubbly’ woman she is says family .
Almost a year after the mysterious disappearance of Tina Satchwell, the missing woman’s family have expressed their dismay at how she is being portrayed in appeals . Richard Satchwell, inset, missing woman, Tina Martine Dingivan, who is married to Tina’s uncle Stephen, told Extra.ie that the Tina Satchwell they know is not being fairly represented in all the publicity to track her down.Talking about her missing niece, she said: ‘Tina is this lovely, bubbly, kind person.

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