Missouri Fishermen Still Missing On Grand River

Tuesday, April 14th 2009, 9:28 am
By: News On 6


LANGLEY, OK -- They've been searching for 16 days and so far, nothing. The GRDA Lake Patrol says a search for two missing Missouri men that began March 30 continues.

The search got underway after the pair's capsized boat was discovered in the waters of Grand River below Pensacola Dam.

In a news release, the Grand River Dam Authority Lake Patrol says along with assistance from other law enforcement and emergency response personnel, they are continuing their search for Alan Lee Long, 47 of Anderson, Missouri and Rick Beeson, 20, of Noel, Missouri.

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Underwater cameras, side scan sonar units and the forward looking infrared (FLIR) camera on the GRDA helicopter have all been utilized during the search.