Moment police drone saves life of missing pensioner, 83, as thermal camera spots her lying in woodland

THIS is the dramatic moment a drone saves a missing pensioner lost in woodland last weekend.

Thermal imaging was used to find the 83-year-old — who suffers from dementia — after she went missing in Corsham, Wilts.

 A missing pensioner was spotted huddling for warmth in a wooded area
A missing pensioner was spotted huddling for warmth in a wooded area

She was spotted huddling for warmth in a wooded area near a storage yard late on Saturday night.

The woman was found suffering from exhaustion and in pain from the cold weather and police believe she may have died if she was not found that evening.

The drone was deployed just half an hour after the woman was reported missing amid fears for her safety.

Dog handlers and police helicopters were also dispatched to help hunt for the vulnerable woman — as well as a

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