At approximately 9:00 a.m. on June 5, 2019, Burgeo RCMP received a report of two missing kayakers on Lloyd’s River. Family members reported having no communication with the man and woman, experienced kayakers from Paradise, since Monday evening around 10:00 p.m. The couple were equipped with ample equipment, including a tracking device, however, it was not working.
Search and rescue teams from Barachois Brook and Burgeo were deployed. The couple were located safely at approximately 4:10 p.m. on June 5, on Route 480, 10 kms off the highway on Buchan’s Road enroute back to their vehicle.