For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Call out 502

Units from the Battery Harbour, Sixmilewater and Kinnego bases tasked by NISAR SAR Co-ordinators for a person search in the vicinity of the River Bann Motorway bridge near Portadown.

Units have been on scene for the past 2 days.  Today there was a concerted turnout of responders’ with HMCG Officers, 30 PSNI Officers, 25 LNR, 1 SAR Dog, 60 CRS volunteers, 3 Lifeboats ( Antrim, Kinnego & Ardboe), Police TSG,  2 Helicopters and 1 fixed wing aircraft.

Search resumes Tuesday, after area is cleared by Police Dive Team.