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Search resumes for missing fisherman

December 17th, 2015 10:29 AM

By Southern Star Team

Castletownbere: search resumes

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A search for a 46-year old Spanish fisherman who fell overboard from a trawler around 40 nautical miles west of Valentia has resumed.
 
The man reportedly fell overboard from a Spanish trawler – which operates out of Castletownbere – on Wednesday evening during gale force winds and large swell
 
Valentia Lifeboat and the Shannon-based rescue helicopter were involved in the search on Wednesday evening and the naval vessel the LÉ Aisling joined the search early this morning. 

 

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