Missing boy found in Lake Eildon National Park after five day search, April 2015

Tuesday 7 April 2015

The search for a young boy in Lake Eildon National Park resulted in him being found alive after a five-day search.

BSAR members made a substantial contribution to the search effort. A BSAR searcher found the boy’s hat in dense bush during a line search on day four.  He was spotted from the Police helicopter on day 5 and was then carried out to safety.

Sat 4 – Tues 7 April 2015. Bush Search and Rescue assisted Victoria Police with the search for a missing boy in the Lake Eildon National Park.

The 11-year-old boy was last seen at the Candlebark Campground around 9.30am on Friday 3/4/15 walking away from the camp area wearing a grey top.

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