ITV News Central reporter Gareth Owen has filmed the moment British police arrived at waste land in Praia da Luz in Portugal.
They are due to carry out searches in the area today as part of the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, from Rothley in Leicestershire.
It is expected that officers at the scene will use ground-penetrating radar equipment.
Madeleine McCann search police are focusing on an area where ground-penetrating radar equipment has picked up an image beneath the soil.
Seven years on from Madeleine McCann's disappearance, British detectives are in Portugal to meet with police.