Crews searching for fisherman who went overboard in southwest Nova Scotia | CTV News
Crews from the Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre announced Thursday that they are searching for a man who fell off a fishing vessel south of Yarmouth, N.S.
In a tweet, the JRCC said they were notified of the situation at 4 a.m. Thursday.
JRCC’s Lt.-Cmdr. Brian Owens said there were four people on board the vessel, and three of them went to sleep Wednesday night.
“Shortly before 4 a.m. this morning, one of them woke up and looked for the captain and he was nowhere to be found onboard the vessel,” said Owens.
A number of vessels and an aircraft were immediately called to help in the search.
Owens said that the challenging element right now is that crews don’t have an exact starting point.
“We’re going from the last known …
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