Ligeflight chopper looks for man

UPDATE: Police resume search, but no sign of man lost at sea

TODAY: Police are today continuing the search for a 38-year-old man missing off the coast of Elliott Heads. 

A police spokesman confirmed there had been no sign of the man so far.

SUNDAY: Police are resuming their search today for a diver who was reported missing in waters off Elliott Heads.   

The 38-year-old man had been out spear fishing and was reported missing by the skipper of the six-metre diving vessel he was on after failing to resurface just after 8am yesterday about 14 nautical miles offshore.   

Police initiated a search and rescue operation involving aerial and water assets however were unable to locate the missing diver.  

The search resumed this morning at first light involving water police, volunteer marine rescue and helicopter assets.  

Anyone with information is asked to contact Policelink on 131 444 or Crimestoppers on 1800 333 000 and quote the reference QI1902324707.      

A map showing the rescue chopper's route.
A map showing the rescue chopper's route.