Two walkers were reported missing in the forest near Lorne on Tuesday 30 December 2008.
BSAR joined Police Search and Rescue, SES and Parks Victoria on the search on Wednesday 31/12/2008.
BSAR groups commenced searching late Wednesday afternoon, camping out for the night.
Early Thursday morning a BSAR group located a bush shelter. The Police helicopter searched in the direction indicated by their tracks and found the missing men waving in a small clearing near their second bush shelter. The helicopter dropped an orange smoke flare at their location, which BSAR groups used to locate the missing men and move to assist them. Both were in good condition.
Last Updated on January 31, 2023