Search Resumes For Missing Trawler And Fishermen

A major search operation for a trawler and four fishermen missing off the Kent coast has resumed this morning.

An air and sea search was launched on Wednesday afternoon following reports the Belgian fishing boat was missing in rough seas and gale force winds.

The first search operation was stood down in the early hours of Thursday due to the weather conditions.

Dover Coastguard said the search would resume at 10:00 this morning and confirmed no trace of the vessel has yet been found.


Related UK National News Stories
Click here for the latest headlines.

08 July 2013
Air And Sea Search Resumes For Missing Teen
A sea and air search will resume this morning for a missing 14-year-old girl, reported to be in difficulty in the sea at Whitmore Bay, south Wales.
24 March 2015
Missing Schoolboy Found 'Safe And Well'
A schoolboy reported missing in Hampshire has been found "safe and well". 11-year-old Joshua Kemp, of Basingstoke, was reported missing on Monday afternoon when he failed to return home from school. Police had launched a search operation for the schoolboy, and said that they were "increasingly concerned" as it got later.
20 May 2014
Search Resumes For British Yachtsmen
The US Coastguard is to resume its search for four British yachtsmen who went missing after their boat capsized in the Atlantic on Friday. A search for the missing Cheeki Rafiki was called off after 53 hours. However, the US Coast Guard confirmed it had begun searching again after an online petition gathered 200,000 signatures.
11 March 2014
Search Resumes For Men Missing From Capsized Speedboat
A search operation is underway again for two men reported missing after a speedboat capsized off Lowestoft in Suffolk. It is understood that the body of a third person was been recorded by a search and rescue team near Ness Point on Monday afternoon.
29 January 2014
River Search Resumes For Missing Student
Underwater searches have resumed for missing student Megan Roberts, police have said. The 20-year-old, from Wetherby, West Yorkshire, has been missing since early Thursday morning following a night out at York nightclub, Popworld.