When the search for the missing hiker began on Tuesday, March 29, on the third day, 133 search and rescue personnel gathered at the trailhead in New Taipei City this morning and split into search teams to cover 12 routes.
Tsai Ching Kuo, a 64-year-old former senior vice president of Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Pegatron, reports that he went missing on Sunday after not returning from a day’s hike in the Full Moon Yen National Forest Recreation Area. it was done. Sanxia District on Saturday, March 26th.
The New Taipei City Fire Department dispatched 27 search and rescue personnel to search Tsai on Sunday. Tsai’s black Mercedes-Benz was in the trailhead parking lot. Heavy rain hindered the search and no trace of Tsai was found by 6:30 pm. Also on Sunday, Tsai’s family used social media to offer a $ 1 million NT $ 1 million reward to find Tsai.
The search resumed yesterday Monday, with Taiwan-based Czech national mountain trail runner Petr Novotny arriving from central Taiwan to join the search.Novotny said Taiwan English News The search was difficult due to the cold and rain, but yesterday a large area was eliminated.
Novotny says he is familiar with the area and has planned and participated in trail running events.
“I’ve been in the area many times, but I always respect it because the weather is ugly,” Novotny said.
Novotny said he went on a hike relatively late at 10 am on the day Tsai went missing, so he will focus his search further west today.
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