Flares spotting from the mainland | Philips Search and Rescue Trust

Flares spotting from the mainland

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was dispatched by the coastguard to Kapai Water after 2 flares were spotted from the mainland.

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter was tasked to search the island and water between the island and provide feedback to the coastguard.

The search in the area lasted for an hour an a half and nothing was found. The helciopter returned to base and remained on standby.

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