Police update 1: Search for missing plane, Moreton Island

Police are continuing their search today for the man and the woman whose plane went missing in the Moreton Bay area following a distress call on January 22.

Due to the tides, the search area has expanded to include the area north of Stradbroke Island.

Two water police vessels are conducting extensive sonar imaging searches in the Flinders Reef area north of Moreton Island along with three Volunteer Marine Rescue vessels searching for debris in an area north of Stradbroke Island and jet ski searches of the South Passage Bar.

Aerial searches of an area north of Stradbroke Island will be completed today by helicopter and patrols of the shoreline of both Moreton and Stradbroke Island by police in vehicles and on foot.

If you have information for police, contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using the online form 24hrs per day.

You can report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers, a registered charity and community volunteer organisation, by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24hrs per day.

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