Wentworth Falls Lake Tragedy
On 23 April 2014 around 5.00pm RRT was alerted that a 16 year old boy was missing in Wentworth Falls Lake in the Blue Mountains. The teenager had been fishing with his younger brother, and whilst attempting to retrieve a fish that was snagged he slipped into the water and got into difficulties.
Tragically, despite the best efforts of his brother and another fisherman, the teenager was unable to be rescued, and became lost in the water.
Local police established a search operation including SES crews and police rescue team.