You have carried out a RESEARCH and rescue operation to locate the five missing passengers from a motor boat that sank into the waters between Hinundayan, Southern Leyte and Loreto, Dinagat Island on Sunday, June 30 of 2019.
The authorities said they received the relief call at 10:30 a.m.
The ship left the port of Hinundayan. He arrived at Loreto, Dinagat Island.
He reportedly experienced a mechanical failure, which made him go back and sink.
The disappeared passengers were identified as Jay-ar Adanza, 40; Serecio Adanza, 40; and the operator of motor boats Michael Samatina, 30 years.
There were also two Australian nationalities, Grahame David Hastings and Donald Cox.
As of this writing, staff at the Hinundayan police station, the municipal risk management team for disaster risk and the coastal guard of the Philippines have not yet found the disappeared passengers. (OF JKDP SUPERBALITA CEBU / WBS)