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Search for swamped vessel

Three people on-board a swamped tinnie have been rescued after an aerial search by RACQ CareFlight Rescue located the trio just after 1pm Sunday afternoon.

A person on-board the 6.5 metre tinnie called emergency services for help after their vessel floundered in two to three metre swell about 40 kilometres east of Wreck Rock, 100 kilometres north of Bundaberg.

The Bundaberg RACQ CareFlight Rescue crew located the boat and directed the VMR vessel to its location.

The trio on board the tinnie were transferred to the VMR vessel and the craft towed back to Bundaberg.