Donate Shop Call for Help Now Find a Base

NSRI EMERGENCY
OPERATION CENTRE (EOC)

087 094 9774
At 16h15, Tuesday, 25th December, NSRI Station 12 Knysna responded to Buffalo Bay following reports of a drowning in progress.Lifeguards, Western Cape Government Health EMS and EMS Rescue, Knysna Fire and Rescue Services and the SA Police Services were responding and NSRI Knysna launched the sea rescue craft Jaytee 4 and Eileen Meadway and responded to the scene.We believe that lifeguards and 2 surfers had located and recovered an unconscious man from the water and he was brought onto the shore where 4 doctors, who happened to be there at the time on holiday, had commenced CPR (Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation) efforts which were joined by paramedics on their arrival on the scene but sadly after extensive CPR efforts were exhausted the man, who is believed to be from Malawi, was 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 family.
Next Article

Fatal drowning

Read More

You may also like

NSRI Mossel Bay Vodacom 5896
RESCUES  | Published: 22 May 2024

Fisherman rescued - MOSSEL BAY

Johan Ehlers, NSRI Mossel Bay duty coxswain, said: At 22h17, Tuesday, 21 May, NSRI Mossel Bay duty crew were activated following eyewitness reports of a suspected drowning in progress at Beacon Wharf, Mossel Bay - near to Mossel Bay harbour. ...

Generic Safety Alert
RSA SAFETRX  | Published: 22 May 2024

NSRI NATIONAL SAFETY ALERT: Rough Sea conditions and Big Waves

NSRI, in cooperation with Police, maritime authorities, DRM (Disaster Risk Management) and the emergency services are appealing to boaters, sailors, paddlers, bathers, anglers and coastal hikers to be aware of a SAWS (South African Weather Services) warning - alerting to ...

Nsri gqeberha st6
RESCUES  | Published: 22 May 2024

4 men rescued after boat capsizes - Noordhoek, Gqeberha.

Justin Erasmus, NSRI Gqeberha station commander, said: On Saturday morning, 18 May, at around 11h07, NSRI Gqeberha duty crew, while monitoring fishing craft launching for a local fishing competition, we activated 2 of our rescue craft to assist following a ...