The Daily Herald reports that a diver has gone missing off the coast of Saba since Monday, November 15. It concerns a 70-year-old woman from the United States who was visiting Saba as a tourist.
The Police Force Caribbean Netherlands KPCN received notice of a missing diver on Monday. “At Fort Bay we were informed that a group of divers and a divemaster went diving at 11:05 am and returned at 12:00 pm. When they returned, they realized that they were missing a diver,” said KPCN communication advisor Miluska Hansen on Wednesday, November 17.
The police searched the area where the woman went missing by air and boat. Several vessels in the vicinity also helped with the search. Later, members of the Dutch Caribbean Coast Guard substation in St. Maarten took over the search.
The search and investigation are still ongoing, the police said.
The Daily Herald.
Message from Chad Nutall – Sea Saba
Sea Saba communicates that the missing diver was not land-based, had never been ashore on Saba and was not a guest of Sea Saba.
Chad Nutall – Sea Saba