Water Police are coordinating a search for three men reported missing after failing to return from a fishing trip in Far North Queensland.
The men, aged 18, 27 and 37 were due back in Yarrabah yesterday afternoon after setting out on a 4.8m white centre console aluminium vessel with a blue bimini canopy, registration VO317Q earlier in the day.
The trio were last seen around 8.30am on the same day at a reef off Green Island where they appeared to be having engine trouble. They have not been heard from since.
Australian Maritime Safety Authority, Volunteer Marine Rescue and aerial assets including a fixed wing aircraft and three helicopters have also been assisting with the search around Little Fitzroy Island and Cape Tribulation,…