28 Dec 2018

Search underway for missing boat in Fiji

4:02 pm on 28 December 2018

A search is underway in Fiji for a missing boat with seven people on board.

The Maritime Surveillance Rescue Co-ordination Centre said the search commenced on Thursday after the fibreglass boat left Levuka on Boxing Day destined for Gau.

Two aircraft and a patrol boat have been deployed.

The missing boat reportedly has no means of communication or a distress beacon.