8:00pm Fri 1 Nov. BSAR called out for search for missing person Victorian Alps. 10 members attended.
9:00am Sat 2 Nov. Four BSAR teams were sent on search tasks in the Howqua, Howitt, Stirling areas camping out overnight.
9:00am Sun 3 Nov. 5 BSAR members joined the search. 14 members were in the field.
9:00am Mon 4 Nov. 9 BSAR members were in the field, 3 groups on 3 day search tasks camping out for 2 nights
4:30pm Tue 5/11. 10 BSAR members were in the field. One team was transported by the Police Airwing helicopter back to search base at Merrijig after completing a multi day search task in the Wonnangatta region.
6:00pm Wed 6/11. 4 BSAR members searched off track during the day then returned to Melbourne.
BSAR contributed a total of 46 searcher days.
If anyone has sighted Niels Becker please contact Mansfield Police (03) 5775 2555
- Niels Becker, hiker missing in Victoria’s high country, may have succumbed to hypothermia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
- Weather hampers search for hiker missing near Mt Buller, The Age