12 April 2021. BSAR members participated in a search for a missing person near Bendoc. The missing person was found deceased on the fifth day of the search.
15:00 Sat 28 Nov 2020. Seven BSAR searchers departed Melbourne to join the search for a missing person near Mt Donna Buang.
Sun 29 Nov 2020. Three more BSAR searchers joined the search in heavy bush areas near Mt Donna Buang. Leeches were a problem.
Mon 30 Nov 2020. Ten more BSAR members joined the search. All BSAR members returned to Melbourne late in the afternoon. The search will continue.
18:00 Tue 22 Sep: BSAR call-out issued
Wed 23 Sep: 30 BSAR members attended the search. Search groups were allocated tasks from search base at Warbuton Police Station. The missing person was located deceased in the afternoon.Continue reading “Search for missing person near Yarra Junction”
08:00 Sat 15 Aug: 29 BSAR searchers departed for search near Langwarrin.
17:00 Sat 15 Aug: BSAR searchers returned home after completing search tasks in and around the The Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve
The missing person was later located deceased after the search.Continue reading “Search for missing person near Langwarrin”
17:00 Fri 24 Jul: BSAR call-out for a search for missing person near Neilborough.
10:00 Sat 24 Jul: 30 BSAR members commenced searching near Neilborough.
12:10 Sat 24 Jul: Missing person was found deceased.
14:30 Sat 24 Jul: 30 BSAR members departed to return to Melbourne.
Thu 16 July. Three BSAR members from the North East joined the search for a missing person in bush near Molyullah.
Fri 17 July. Thirty BSAR members responded to join search. They did not leave Melbourne as the missing person was found deceased.
8:00 pm Mon 8 June. Call-out for BSAR members for a search near Mt Disappointment.
Tue 9 June
24 BSAR members searched all day and camped out overnight at search base near Mt Disappointment. The bush was think with regrowth from bushfires.
There were over 450 searchers from several different emergency services and numerous community volunteer searchers.Continue reading “Search for missing person near Mt Disappointment”
7:00 pm Thu 14 May. BSAR members were called-out to search for a missing person nears Warbuton.
7:00 am Fri 15 May. 26 BSAR members travelled to Warburton and commenced searching.
12:00 noon Fri 15 May. Missing person found alive, all searchers were called in and returned to base.Continue reading “Search for missing person near Warbuton”
11:00am Sun 24 Nov. BSAR called out for search for missing person near Princetown.
4:00am Mon 25 Nov. Ten BSAR members departed Melbourne to join the search at Princetown.
6:00pm Mon 25 Nov. Terrain searched by BSAR teams included thick coastal scrub, marshes and vegetation along creeks. Our thanks to the Kangaroobie camp who kindly provided BSAR searchers with accommodation for the night.
Tue 26 Nov. BSAR teams searched more thick coastal scrub above coastal cliffs. Returned to Melbourne in the afternoon after the missing person was located deceased.
8:00pm Fri 1 Nov. BSAR called out for search for missing person Victorian Alps. 10 members attended.
9:00am Sat 2 Nov. Four BSAR teams were sent on search tasks in the Howqua, Howitt, Stirling areas camping out overnight.
9:00am Sun 3 Nov. 5 BSAR members joined the search. 14 members were in the field.
9:00am Mon 4 Nov. 9 BSAR members were in the field, 3 groups on 3 day search tasks camping out for 2 nights
4:30pm Tue 5/11. 10 BSAR members were in the field. One team was transported by the Police Airwing helicopter back to search base at Merrijig after completing a multi day search task in the Wonnangatta region.
6:00pm Wed 6/11. 4 BSAR members searched off track during the day then returned to Melbourne.
BSAR contributed a total of 46 searcher days.Continue reading “Search for missing person in Victorian Alps”