At approximately 7:15pm, Monday, August 13, a 911 call was made reporting two adult males missing off south beach sandbar.
TIFD responded and confirmed that two people were missing in the water. TIFD initiated a water search along with Tybee Marine Rescue Squad, US Coast Guard boat & helicopter rescue teams, GA DNR, Chatham Marine Patrol, and a Chatham Mosquito Control Helicopter. USCG helicopter returned to base at approximately 9:15pm.
Shore and limited water search continued until 10:30pm (high tide) Monday night.
Recovery efforts reconvened at dawn Tuesday morning.