ARTICLES RELATING TO SEARCH AND RESCUE

No communication with three people still trapped at Lily Mine - AMCU

2016-02-06 18:20

There has been no communication with the three people believed to be still trapped underground after the Lily Mine collapse in Mpumalanga, AMCU says.

Friends help save unconscious kite-surfer

2016-01-23 13:39

A German kite-surfer has narrowly escaped drowning after his friends gave him mouth-to-mouth resuscitation when he was knocked unconscious at Blaauwberg in Cape Town.

Two surfers rescue woman swept out to sea

2016-01-03 13:11

Two surfers have rescued a Cape Town woman who was swept out to sea when a rip current knocked her over while she was standing knee-deep in the water at Noordhoek beach, the NSRI says.

Plett holidaymakers rescue drowning mother, son

2015-12-30 13:30

A Plettenberg Bay mother and her 7-year-old son are in a stable condition after holidaymakers rescued them from drowning, the NSRI says.

Rescue under way for man who veered off cliff, trying to kick-start car

2015-12-23 11:54

Paramedics and rescue technicians are struggling to free a man trapped in a car which veered off a cliff in the Ngqeleni area of the Eastern Cape.

Joburg woman trapped in freezing stream for 2 nights

2015-12-14 15:52

A Johannesburg woman survived two nights trapped in an icy stream in a Johannesburg park after falling and hitting her head.

Hiker rescued after spending four nights on mountain

2015-12-03 17:01

After spending four nights stuck on a mountain, a hiker who went missing in Waters Mountains near Ceres was finally rescued, Wilderness Search and Rescue has said.

Rescue services struggling to reach missing hiker in Ceres mountains

2015-12-02 21:08

Western Cape emergency rescue services are struggling to reach a hiker who went missing in Mitchell's Pass, near Ceres.

Hope for missing fisherman's family

2015-11-29 09:35

Rescuers are still searching for a fisherman lost at sea near Gordon's Bay after a fishing boat capsized. One man drowned and three others were rescued.

Four rescued after ski boat capsizes

2015-11-26 17:41

The NSRI has rescued four men after their ski boat capsized near the Port of Richards Bay.

 

Search for missing Sunsail catamaran still ongoing

2016-01-24 20:07

Hopes that a catamaran missing for a year has been found seems unlikely after National Sea Rescue Institute divers could not identify markings of a capsized catamaran in Agulhas.

Search for missing PE fisherman under way

2016-01-17 16:00

A Port Elizabeth fisherman has gone missing after he apparently went overboard from his boat, the National Sea Rescue Institute says.

Matriculant saved from sea in pitch dark in KZN

2015-12-31 08:13

Celebrations by a group of matriculants almost ended in tragedy when one of them was swept out to sea on the KwaZulu-Natal North Coast.

Marathon rescue for Durban trail runner who broke her ankle

2015-12-30 13:30

Police officers, paramedics and firefighters have rescued an injured trail runner who broke her ankle in Durban's Kloof Gorge.

Teen cousins missing after being swept off rocks in Herolds Bay

2015-12-22 11:30

Police divers are searching for two teenage boys who were swept off the rocks while fishing at Voëlklip in Herolds Bay, the NSRI says.

'Superman' rescued from Table Mountain

2015-12-05 17:23

'Superman' had to be airlifted off Table Mountain after a man in his late forties, dressed as the superhero, could not finish a fun run due to extreme exhaustion.

Missing UCT hiker to spend another night in the mountains

2015-12-02 22:36

A UCT student who went missing when he fell behind during a group hike near Ceres will have to spend another night in the mountain, Wilderness Search and Rescue says.

3 fishermen found alive after drifting at sea near Veldrift

2015-12-02 11:00

Three fishermen have been found alive after drifting at sea for several hours when their boat experienced engine problems.

25 crew rescued after fishing vessel sinks off PE

2015-11-26 20:17

Twenty-five crew have been rescued off the coast of Port Elizabeth after their fishing boat sank, the NSRI says.

NSRI team deployed after Chinese lanterns mistaken for flares

2015-11-13 10:18

The National Sea Rescue Institute says it deployed a team from Port Elizabeth's Summerstrand beach after receiving reports of multiple red distress flares, but it turns out it was possibly just Chinese lanterns.

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