The disappearance of a sailor on a cutlassfish fishing boat off the coast of Chagwido, Jeju… coast guard search


The Coast Guard is investigating the disappearance of a crew member of a fishing boat who went to fish for cutlassfish.

Yesterday (the 5th) at around 7:30 pm, a report was received that the crew member A of the ship that was operating in the sea 8km northwest of Chagwido, Jeju-si had disappeared.

It is said that Mr. A moved to another space in the ship alone while the crew members were gathering for work.

The Coast Guard, which could not find Mr. A even during the night search, said that it is continuing the search for the missing by mobilizing 20 private fishing boats while adding a large security vessel.

(Photo = provided by Jeju Maritime Police Station, Yonhap News)

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