A 31-year-old tourist of French nationality has disappeared, “After most likely being carried away by a wave while walking with a woman on Praia do Norte, an unsupervised beach, in the municipality of Nazaré” which is located in the district of Leiria, in Portugalas reported by the local press.
After a report to the Lisbon Maritime Search and Rescue Coordination Center of a person at risk of drowning, resources were activated to start the search for the missing person. The emergency vehicles then noted that two people had been carried away by a wave, and one of the victims was rescued with the support of the people who were on the spot, and was then assisted by the Volunteer Fire Brigade of Nazaré. For a few hours, however, the search for the man, who is still missing, was suspended..
A Portuguese Air Force plane also participates in the searches, which have been reactivated, while at the moment the Psychology Office of the Maritime Police has been activated, which is providing support to the families of the people involved in the accident.CopyAMP code