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Search for missing Kiribati fisherman – Update #2

Press Release – Maritime New Zealand

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.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 light tomorrow.

A further update will be issued mid-morning, unless there are further developments in the meantime.

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