MNDF deploys air support to search for missing tourist

MNDF dornier flight deployed to the search site | Photo: MNDF

R. Maamunagau, Maldives – MNDF search for missing tourist is still ongoing, with air support deployed to the scene.

MNDF reports that the MNDF dornier flight is on the scene and has searched a surface area of 275Sqnm while divers have thus far covered a 72000 sqm sea area.

The female tourist went missing last night after she went for snorkeling during her stay at the Inter Continental Maldives Maamunagau Resort.

MNDF has been searching the surface area of the sea and have also deployed divers to search the sea area.

According to MNDF, they received information of a missing female diver at approximately 2058hrs last night. MNDF detailed that the missing tourist is a 37-year-old Canadian who was wearing a red outfit when she went for snorkling.