Search under way for missing crewman

Posted: Tuesday, November 10, 2009

ANCHORAGE - The Coast Guard is searching for a Filipino crewman missing from a cargo ship north of Dutch Harbor.

The 21-year-old man went missing from the Panamanian-flagged cargo vessel Corona Infinity on Sunday. The Coast Guard diverted a helicopter out of Kodiak to help in the search.

An urgent marine information broadcast also was issued encouraging vessels in the area to keep a look out for the man. The fishing vessel Andronica from Dutch Harbor is helping in the search.

The missing crewman's name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.



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