Chopper search called off at Swain Reef

The RACQ–CQ Rescue helicopter has been stood down  from the search for a fisherman on a dory after a beacon was activated near Swain Reef,  240km east of Rockhampton.

A spokesperson said the rescue service had been advised about 2pm it was not needed as the dory was expected to be retrieved by its mother ship.

A Dornier aircraft is assisting to locate the dory.

 



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