Incident 20021201

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20021201?, 1 December 2002 12:00?, Fatal accident? / Swim?
Victim?: NZ, Male
Location?: Wanganui/Whanganui?

Class?: II
Flow?: Unknown, "Medium"
Boat Type?: Canoe-2 person/Unknown
Trip Type?: Private


Two men went canoeing. The canoe capsized and one occupant managed to make it to shore and raise the alarm. A search was carried out for the missing man and his body was located the following day.


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Police divers retrieve canoeist's body, 2 December 2002, NZ Herald.

Reported by?: Jonathan Hunt
Created: 2004-04-10, changed: 2004-04-10.