Search underway for two men missing after trawler capsizes

A major air and water search is currently underway for two men missing after their trawler capsized.

Police say the trawler was last seen at around 3.00am today approximately 5 nautical miles off Waddy Point, Fraser Island and was located at 6.45am overturned.

The air and water search consists of 10 trawlers, a helicopter, two volunteer marine rescue units and an AMSA Dornea fixed wing aircraft.


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Anyone who may have information regarding the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.