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Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« on: January 13, 2010, 02:09:34 AM »
Emergency crews are searching for four adults and two children after they failed to return from a canyoning trip in the NSW Blue Mountains.

The two men, two women and two teenage boys set out for a trip to the Wollangambe Canyon in the Blue Mountains National Park at 7.30am (AEDT) on Tuesday, police say.

A concerned relative called police when they failed to return as scheduled on Tuesday afternoon.

Police said they had searched the area in a helicopter and on foot on Wednesday, but were yet to find anything.

A spokesman said police have set up a command centre at the Mount Wilson Rural Fire Service station.

http://au.news.yahoo.com/a/-/latest/6675256/six-canyoners-missing-in-blue-mountains/

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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2010, 08:19:47 AM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #2 on: January 13, 2010, 09:21:15 AM »
Lord, have mercy and keep them safe.
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2010, 10:08:55 AM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #4 on: January 13, 2010, 01:42:10 PM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #5 on: January 13, 2010, 03:05:30 PM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2010, 05:01:57 PM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #7 on: January 13, 2010, 09:09:21 PM »
Lord have mercy.
They are still missing as I type.
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #8 on: January 13, 2010, 09:23:19 PM »
Lord have mercy.
They are still missing as I type.

And that's BIG country, George. I hope they are found and soon.
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #9 on: January 13, 2010, 09:39:31 PM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #10 on: January 18, 2010, 07:36:45 PM »
Sadly, this has ended in tragedy. One of the canyoners, 15 y.o Nicholas died in a rockfall only hours before rescuers located the group.
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If anyone wishes to go bushwalking, canyoning, caving etc in the Blue Mountains, you can get a free GPS personal locator beacon from our local Parks and Wildlife Offices and police stations. If you are in distress or lost, it sends a signal out to the rescue services so they can locate you. Sadly, this group did not have one.
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #11 on: January 18, 2010, 07:42:03 PM »
Were the other 5 canyoners found alive?   ???

May the Lord comfort and strengthen Nicholas' family and friends on their loss.

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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2010, 07:43:58 PM »
Were the other 5 canyoners found alive?   ???
Yes. They were airlifted to Katoomba Hospital and stabilized, then flown to Nepean Hospital.
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2010, 07:46:32 PM »
Were the other 5 canyoners found alive?   ???
Yes. They were airlifted to Katoomba Hospital and stabilized, then flown to Nepean Hospital.

Glory to God!

May the Lord grant the 5 canyoners a speedy recovery.

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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #14 on: January 18, 2010, 07:56:43 PM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #15 on: January 18, 2010, 10:18:21 PM »

Memory Eternal!

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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #16 on: January 21, 2010, 04:45:14 PM »
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #17 on: January 21, 2010, 06:34:56 PM »
Lord Have Mercy..Amen
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Re: Six canyoners missing in Blue Mountains
« Reply #18 on: January 24, 2010, 02:02:05 AM »
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