Search suspended for night at Lough Erne after boat capsizes

Friday 16 May 2014 23.01
Emergency services have been searching for a man who did not make it to shore with the boat's other occupants
Emergency services have been searching for a man who did not make it to shore with the boat's other occupants

A major search operation has halted for the night at Lough Erne in Enniskillen Co Fermanagh, after a boat with six people on board capsized.

Five of those on board made their way to the shore but one man is still missing.

The incident happened near Portora Boat Club just after 6pm this evening. 

A coast guard helicopter based at Strandhill in Co Sligo assisted with the search before it was called off for the night.

The search will resume on Saturday morning.