Tonga: Australian yachtsman may be stranded

Posted on June 19, 2012 • Filed under: Asia Pacific, Tourist Missing

Ian Thompson, a veteran seaman in his 60s, and an unnamedAustralian yachtsman have been missing since an emergency call was made to a relative from the yacht, Navillus, on Thursday night. Air and sea search teams found the wreckage of the yacht, including an un-deployed life raft and the hull, near the island of Late, west of theTongan island of Vava’u.
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