Photo: Cruz Roja.
Updated 16 May: A body was recovered from the sea this afternoon by bomberos. The sad discovery was made off the coast of Los Silos and has now been confirmed to be that of the angler who fell into the sea off the Los Realejos coast a fortnight ago.
Updated 5 May: The search for the angler missing off the Los Realejos coast has now entered its third day, as emergency services resume their work this morning. Involved are a Gobcan GES search and rescue helicopter, lifeboat, Guardia Civil and Los Realejos Protección Civil.
Updated 4 May: Air searches resumed at 9am this morning for the angler still missing off the Los Realejos coast.
Updated 9pm: Air resources have been withdrawn as darkness falls, but land and sea search efforts continue. Also, psychological help has been provided overnight for those affected.
Original post 3 May: A search is underway for an angler who fell into the sea off the Los Realejos coast this afternoon. Emergency services say that a 47-year-old fellow angler jumped in to try to save him but was lucky to be able to save himself. The second man managed to get himself onto some rocks from where he was recovered by helicopter and transferred to hospital with symptoms of near drowning. The man who fell is still missing and the Cruz Roja, Guardia Civil search and rescue, and the Coastguard are being coordinated by 112 Control Room in trying to locate him.