Loch Fyne search resumes for missing fishermen after boat capsizes

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A major search for two missing fishermen has resumed after their boat, Nancy Glen TT100, capsized in Loch Fyne in Argyll and Bute.

A third man was pulled from the water by the crew of a passing boat following a distress call at 18:00 on Thursday.

Campbeltown RNLI Lifeboat was out all night searching, along with a number of commercial vessels.

The Marine Accident Investigations Branch (MAIB) has started an investigation.

On Thursday evening, a remotely-operated underwater vehicle was used to investigate the fishing vessel on the sea floor. However, the operation was hampered by poor visibility.

A number of coastguard rescue teams rejoined the search on Friday morning.

The rescued man, who is in a stable condition in hospital, said two other men had been on the 40ft vessel with him when it sank near Barmore Island, north of Tarbert.

Source: bbc