Published on 03/02/2023
A 35-year-old German tourist, Mr. Florian Storz, is missing after jumping off the Racha 8 ferry near Koh Phangan on Tuesday night. Despite a resumed search on Wednesday, he has yet to be found. The incident occurred around 7.30 p.m., 15 minutes after the ferry left a pier on Koh Phangan. Eyewitnesses reported that the tourist, dressed in black, put down his backpack before jumping into the ocean without apparent reason.
Efforts to locate the missing German tourist include a search of the islets and coastal areas around Koh Phangan by teams of police, marine police, marine officials, and rescue workers. Boats are also searching the waters between Koh Samui and Koh Phangan.
Despite search efforts, unfortunately the German tourist remains missing.
So far, no trace of the missing German tourist, Mr. Florian Storz, has been found. He arrived in Thailand on December 26, 2022 and entered via Suvarnabhumi airport. His visa was set to expire on February 2nd, 2023.
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