Missing fishermen in Cape Jaffa: Police search begins

A look for for two fishermen is underway in the state’s South East this afternoon.

Just ahead of 1pm law enforcement and crisis providers had been termed right after a boat overturned 9km offshore from Cape Jaffa.

The vessel was situated just right after 5pm, nonetheless, the two adult men on-board have not been located.

The SES volunteers and skilled crayfishing vessels are aiding with the look for.

Police say they consider the adult men to be more mature gentlemen.

Police and SES are searching for a missing boat off Cape Jaffa. (File image)
media_cameraPolice and SES are browsing for a lacking boat off Cape Jaffa. (File picture)

Marino Supervisor at Cape Jaffa, Steve Ottoway is on the floor aiding crisis providers with look for initiatives.

Mr Ottoway stated 4 crayfish boats are out hunting and a SA law enforcement helicopter is thanks to get there at the scene before long.

“We’re assuming who they are (the lacking adult men) but at the minute we’re not confident,” he stated.

“At the stop of the day fisheries are right here, law enforcement are right here, so we’re going to do our best to co-ordinate the look for initiatives.”

Mr Ottoway stated he will continue to be browsing for the adult men into the evening, or as long as required.

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