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RELIEF AS MISSING BOY, AGED 6, FOUND SAFE AND WELL AFTER DONEGAL COAST SEARCH

first_imgSearch crews from Bundoran during today’s searchA SIX-year-old boy has been found safe and well after a major search and rescue operation off the Donegal coast.Bundoran RNLI were tasked to assist in the search for a child feared to be missing in the water at Rossnowlagh Beach this afernoon.The six-year old child was reported missing following a 999 call to Malin Head Coast Guard who tasked Bundoran RNLI, the Rescue 118 Coast Guard Helicopter and The Killybegs Coast Guard Boat to search for the boy who was reportedly last seen near the water at around 4pm. The Bundoran Lifeboat, paged at 4.15pm, arrived on scene at 4.30pm and commenced a search pattern in conjunction with the other rescue agencies and were also assisted by a number of local boats in the area and up to 5 jet-skis.On the crowded beach, shore crew from Bundoran also helped in the search. As it continued, another call was received to Malin Head regarding a second child (8 years old) who had gone missing not far from the Sandhouse Hotel but was located soon after.At around 4.50pm, almost an hour after the initial report, the child was found by a family member and the search was called off.Volunteer Helm for the RNLI Lifeboat Iarla Carty said: “Once again we had another happy ending to a callout and another example of rescue agencies working together for a positive resolution. “We would encourage parents to be vigilant with their children around the water, particularly when the weather is so good.” RELIEF AS MISSING BOY, AGED 6, FOUND SAFE AND WELL AFTER DONEGAL COAST SEARCH was last modified: June 10th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:AGED 6FOUND SAFE AND WELL AFTER DONEGAL COAST SEARCHRELIEF AS MISSING BOYRossnowlaghlast_img

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