A small speedboat with eight passengers has been reported as missing in the Bay Islands of Honduras
. PLEASE - ANY SIGHTINGS OR INFORMATION -REPORT IN!
left the Bay Island of Utila on Saturday, June 29, 2013
Passengers onboard the boat
left Utila on Saturday, June 29, 2013, had originally planned to visit Water
Cay, but chose to head
to Roatan instead. The group arrived safely in Roatan, stopped in at "Foster's", and allegedly began their return trip to Utila. They have not arrived.
Two of the travellers had cell phones. They have not been in contact with friends or family
, and their cell phones cannot be reached.
The families of the passengers aboard the boat missing between Utila and Roatan are in touch with each of the Bay Island authorities (Roatan and Utila), as well as those in La Ceiba. None of the group onboard are at any of the Roatan hospitals. The Honduran Navy
is searching the ocean by boat. There has been, and continues to be extensive searches by plane. Families of the group aboard the missing boat have asked the US Embassy to request that Palmerola personnel perform an air search between Utila and Belize
The boat is a 26 ft white speed boat with a 100hp outboard engine
/ center console.
Missing Persons aboard Utila - Roatan Boat
Listed aboard the boat were five Honduran citizens, two American citizens, and one Canadian citizen.
Honduran citizens on board
Luis Gustavo Paz -"Tabo" (23)
Gary Zelaya (22)
Annie Miralda (28)
Alexandra Bodden - "Alex" (16)
Adán Centeno (19)
American citizens on board
Leon Martin Coello Buckley (18)
Amber Marie Burkelt (16)
Canadian citizen on board
Tasha Brown - "Taz" (20)
from: Boat Missing Between Utila - Roatan in the Bay Islands of Honduras - Honduras News - Daily News about Honduras