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