UPDATE: Search for Missing Phuket Fishing Boat and Crew Continues

Phuket –

An air search for a missing Phuket fishing boat and crew has continued.

Our previous story:

A local Phuket fishing boat with four crew members has been out of contact and missing since last month.

Now for the update:

The Royal Thai Navy Third Area command based in Phuket reported this week that a search has been conducted via helicopter for a missing fishing boat. The search was in the southwest and the west of Phuket for about three hours.

Local fishing boats have been publicized to keep their eyes open for the missing fishing boat.

If anyone sees the boat please call 076 391 598 24 hours a day.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.