Search for missing person near Princetown

Sun 24 Nov.  BSAR called out for search for missing person near Princetown.

Mon 25 Nov.  BSAR members departed Melbourne to join the search at Princetown.

Mon 25 Nov. Terrain searched by BSAR teams included thick coastal scrub, marshes and vegetation along creeks.  The Kangaroobie camp kindly provided BSAR searchers with accommodation for the night.

Tue 26 Nov.  BSAR teams searched more thick coastal scrub above coastal cliffs. The missing person was located deceased in another area.

2019 Princetown search BSAR tasking

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Last Updated on January 24, 2023

Search for lost bushwalker near Mt Howitt

Fri 1 Nov.  BSAR was called out to search for a lost bushwalker near Mt Howitt.  His last contact with family was from Vallejo Gantner Hut.

Sat 2 Nov. BSAR teams undertook searching in the Howqua, Howitt, Stirling areas camping out overnight.

Sun 3 Nov.  Additional BSAR members joined the search.

Mon 4 Nov.  BSAR groups continued searching in the Mt Howitt area.

Tue 5 Nov.  Searching continued. One BSAR group was transported by the Police Airwing helicopter back to search base at Merrijig after completing a multi day search task in the Wonnangatta region.

Wed 6 Nov. A small remaining group of BSAR members searched for the day then returned to Melbourne.

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Last Updated on January 31, 2023