Durban – Sunday, 07 August, 2011:
At 07h15 on Sunday 07 August 2011 our NSRI Durban volunteer duty crew were activated to assist the Police Search and Rescue with a drowning incident at the Blue Lagoon River Mouth.
NSRI Durban volunteers responded to the scene in our sea rescue 4×4 vehicle and our sea rescue craft MEGAN II was launched.
On arrival we joined members of Police Search and Rescue who had initiated a search for a 20 year old man, believed to be from Durban, who had gone missing in the surf after been swept out to sea, through the river mouth.
An extensive search has revealed no sign of the man.An inquest docket will be opened by Police.