June 17, 2024

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PCG, Bantay Dagat rescue 2 fishermenin Palawan

THE Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) and Bantay Dagat Rizal rescued two fishermen on board a motorbanca that encountered engine trouble in the vicinity waters off Sitio Ariringon, Barangay Iraan, Rizal, Palawan, on 14 February 2024. 

The incident happened on the afternoon of 13 February 2024 en route to Barangay Taburi, Rizal, Palawan. 

The search and rescue (SAR) team found Mr. Regie Nalang and Mr. Reymond Talaver. 

Upon ensuring they were in good physical condition, the team towed the distressed motorbanca toward the shoreline of Barangay Iraan. 

The SAR team provided the rescued fishermen with meals and advised them to always check the condition of their engines before their scheduled fishing venture.