|Air Force Orion finds missing boat off Samoa|
|Five people missing on a boat
off Samoa have been found by the crew on an Air
Force Orion. The 9m twin-hulled aluminium craft had
been missing for seven days between Pago Pago and
The Fiji Rescue Co-ordination Centre asked the Air Force to help. The vessel was found about 4pm yesterday 65km south of Samoa and a radio dropped to it.
The Orion was last night on standby in Samoa to help in the rescue.