CareFlight helps search for man overboard

The helicopter took off from the Bilinga base with a full search crew on board just before 2pm, assisting the Queensland Police Service and Water Police.

RACQ CareFlight Rescue Aircrewman Luke Pagano said thankfully the man was found by a Police vessel a short time later.

“He was shaken up but otherwise in good health.

“It’s a positive outcome for everyone involved,” he said.