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Man goes missing from ferry

Category: Northern Ireland

Published: 21st Jan 2011 12:56:35

An air and sea search is underway after a man went missing from a P&O Highlander ferry in Cairnryan.

Clyde Coastguard are co-ordinating the search for the man who was reported missing by a coach driver after the ferry docked at about 0930 GMT.

The ferry is being searched and a Royal Navy rescue helicopter and lifeboats from Larne, Portpatrick and Stranraer are searching for him.

Larne RNLI said the search is concentrated on Lough Ryan.

A P&O spokesperson said they had searched the ship and were assisting authorities to locate the passenger.

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