Elderly Man Rescued From Bushland After Extensive Land & Air Search
After boat was found unmanned
Search and rescue teams have located an elderly man who sparked a full-scale search after his unmanned boat was located on Tuesday.
Tasmanian Police and the Westpac Rescue Helicopter have found a missing 75-year-old man just off the West Coast.
Tasmanian police were alerted to the missing man after his boat was found unmanned in the Pieman River at around 4PM on Tuesday.
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A full-scale ground, air and water search was launched for the man in the Corinna and Pieman area.
Search and rescue teams found the 75-year-old in dense bushland.
The man has suffered from exposure and will be transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
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