Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning
Search for missing man near Clare coast expected to resume this morning for an elderly man reported missing in Co Clare yesterday.An air, land and sea search was mounted last night amid concerns for the man whose car was found close to Blackhead Lighthouse in the north of the county.The search was concentrated in the area around the lighthouse where the man’s car was found last night. It’s understood however that the car may have been there for most of the day.After the car was located, gardaí requested assistance from the Irish Coast Guard to carry out a search of the area.
The body of a pilot who went missing off the coast ofhas been found.
The North West Underwater Search Team found the body just off Puffin Island off the coast ofshortly after 2pm on December, 12 2019.
Professor David Last and his Cessna light aircraftat around 12.45pm on Monday, November 25.
Police say his family have been informed, reports.
Inspector Dave Cochran said: "Just after 2pm this afternoon, divers recovered a body just off Puffin Island.
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Police have had to suspend their ongoing search for David Last until the weather subsidesNorth Wales Police have been continuing searches for Professor David Last and his Cessna light aircraft which disappeared from radar near Puffin Island on Monday November 25.
"The family ofhave been informed and are being supported by specialist officers from North Wales Police."
Police said local officers are liaising with the coroner and Professor Last’s family have requested that their privacy is respected at this difficult time.
Professor Last's plane had taken off from Caernarfon Airport and was due to fly over the Great Orme and return to Gwynedd - but it never made it back.
had been carried out, with only debris found up until today.
The coastguard search was called off around three days after the plane vanished, while police have continued to search when weather conditions allow it.
The respected professor was hailed as an expert in navigation, with friends and colleagues saying he was globally renowned in his field.
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