OPP helicopter locates two missing canoeists
Published Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:40PM EDT
Last Updated Thursday, April 24, 2014 3:47PM EDT
Ontario Provincial Police say they have located two male canoeists who went missing Wednesday night after a canoe trip with three other riders.
The OPP said the two men were spotted by police helicopter travelling west along Beaver Creek Thursday afternoon. Police say all five men are in good health.
Central Hastings OPP say the group set out on Beaver Creek east of Bancroft and north of Bon Echo Provincial Park on Tuesday, but did not return as scheduled. Police were contacted about the missing men late Wednesday night.
The OPP Helicopter and Emergency Response Team members began a search of the area Thursday and located three of the men by air by mid-morning.