Search for missing Kiribati fisherman - Update #2
An RNZAF P3 Orion has completed an initial radar search of
the sea south of Tarawa Island, Kiribati, for three
fishermen overdue for three days in a 6m boat. No sign has
yet been seen of the fishermen.
The aircraft has now
landed on Tarawa Island and the search will resume at first
A further update will be issued
mid-morning, unless there are further developments in the
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