Three divers reported missing found ‘safe and well’

Divers had been reported missing in sea at Blackhead, near Whitehead, Co Antrim


Three divers reported missing off the coast of Co Antrim on Wednesday evening have been found “safe and well” , according to the Coastguard.

The divers were found in the sea after a major search was launched. The divers had been reported missing at Blackhead, near Whitehead, Co Antrim, shortly before 5.30pm.

An Irish Coastguard helicopter was involved in the search along with Coastguard rescue teams from Portmuck and Larne. A number of merchant vessels also helped with the search.