Sunday, September 12, 2010

Searchers look for man overboard on Nushagak

The Alaska State Troopers issued the following press release around 6:50 p.m. Unfortunately, it doesn't say whether the vessel involved was a commercial fishing boat.

Location: Dillingham
Type: Search and rescue
On 9/12/10 at approximately 0245 hours, Alaska State Troopers were notified by the U.S. Coast Guard of a report of a man suspected of falling overboard from a vessel anchored on the Nushagak River near Portage Creek. The USCG, AST, Alaska Wildlife Troopers and private search parties joined in the effort to locate the individual. The individual has not yet been located, but search efforts are continuing.

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