GCPBA RiverNews 6-28-14 – Missing Man on Colorado River within Grand Canyon

GCPBA RiverNews 6-28-14 – Missing Man on Colorado River within Grand Canyon

Grand Canyon, Ariz. – On Friday, June 27 at approximately 3:40 p.m. the National Park Service received a satellite phone call from a commercial river trip reporting a missing passenger at River Mile 157 known as Havasu Rapid.

Victor Tseng of Phoenix, AZ reportedly fell from a ledge into the river at approximately 3:10 p.m. Tseng was not wearing a personal flotation device at the time and was last seen by members of his party below Havasu Rapid. Tseng is described as 68 years old, 5’7, 175 pounds with grey hair and brown eyes. He was wearing a long-sleeve aquamarine shirt, yellow bandana and tan pants.

The National Park Service is currently conducting a Search and Rescue operation. A missing persons investigation is on-going. No further information is available at this time.  Any individual with information on the location of Victor Tseng should contact National Park Service Dispatch at 928-638-7805.

Public Affairs Office

Grand Canyon National Park
Kirby-Lynn Shedlowski
928-638-7958
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