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BRIEF: Search Launched off Lanai for Man Overboard

February 16, 2012, 7:35 AM HST
* Updated February 16, 5:18 PM
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By Maui Now Staff

***An UPDATE to this story has since been posted at the following direct LINK.

A search was launched early this morning for a 45-year-old man who reportedly went overboard from a vessel off Lanai, fire officials said.

The incident was reported at 5:28 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2012, about 2 miles off the southwest point of the island.

The vessel is described as a 37-foot boat named No Problem.

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Among those responding to the incident was the US Coast Guard and the Maui Fire Department’s Rescue 10 crew from Kahului, Rescue Boat 3, and Air-1 helicopter.

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