Hellenic rescue team respond to missing person emergency

MAY 23 2019, LESVOS: The Hellenic Rescue Team responded to an early morning coastguard call for assistance with a missing person search.

One boat was launched with a crew of three volunteers. The search continued into the morning.

“We were tasked to find a missing person, suspected to be a migrant. We returned to refuel, and continue to search,” said Vassilis Asmanis, 36.

No more details are known at this stage.