Donate Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
File imageAt 16h39, Sunday, 24th December, Port Alfred NSRI duty crew were activated following reports from the SA Police Services of a drowning in progress at the Kariga River mouth, Kenton-On-Sea.An NSRI Port Alfred sea rescue vehicle carrying NSRI rescue swimmers, the SA Police Services, a Police Dive Unit and EC Government Health EMS responded to join lifeguards who were already on the scene searching for a local man, aged in his late 20's, who had disappeared under water while swimming across the river mouth with a friend.On arrival on the scene NSRI Port Alfred rescue swimmers joined lifeguards and a sweeping line free dive search was conducted and during the search efforts the body of the man was located under water and recovered and sadly the man has been declared deceased.The body of the man has been taken into the care of the Forensic Pathology Services and Police have opened an inquest docket.Condolences are conveyed to the family by all emergency services involved.TO REPORT A SEA RESCUE EMERGENCY DIAL 112 FROM A CELLPHONE
Share
Next Article

A busy lead up to Christmas for our rescuers around the coast

Read More

You may also like

St Lucia Thumb
DROWNING  | Published: 3 August 2022

Tides rapidly turn for two unsuspecting swimmers

A seemingly calm day quickly turned into an emergency situation for two swimmers at Jabula Beach in St Lucia recently. ...

Tow Oceans Thumb
FUNDRAISING  | Published: 3 August 2022

A proudly South African partnership

As a Strategic Partner, Two Oceans Marine Manufacturing is making an invaluable contribution to the NSRI’s rescue capabilities. ...

Winner Thumb
FUNDRAISING  | Published: 3 August 2022

Long-time NSRI supporter wins new wheels

When Roger Hogg from KwaZulu-Natal received a call from the NSRI saying that he had won a Mitsubishi ASX 2.0L worth R450 000 in their 4-Car Competition, he was convinced it was a joke. ...