Hero dad lacking after saving son, 14, from drowning in lake

Aran Chada, 51, is missing after slipping under the water when he rescued his child, 14.
Aran Chada, 51, was on a household vacation with companion Holly Mosley, 39, and their son, 14, and daughter, aged round 7 (Image: Getty/Social Media)

A hero dad is feared to have drowned after diving into Lake Garda to avoid wasting his son.

Aran Chada, 51, is lacking after he slipped underneath the water whereas rescuing his baby, 14, who had acquired into issue.

The British gross sales director, from Leicestershire, had rented a ship together with his household close to the city of Limone in Italy.

He had deliberate to have fun his birthday with companion Holly, 39, and their daughter, aged round 7, and son, throughout their summer season vacation.

An pressing search was launched, with rescue boats, helicopters, divers and a robotic submarine working into the night time on Friday, however Mr Chada was not discovered.

An incoming storm disrupted the search on Saturday however native companies have since vowed they won’t cease trying till he’s discovered.

‘This man was a hero and we concern he drowned, however we’re doing every little thing we are able to to seek out his physique’, Antonello Ragadale, a coastguard commander, informed The Sunday Instances.

Mr Ragadale stated Mr Chada could have suffered a seizure, however added that it was ‘extremely popular’ and straightforward to faint within the chilly water after getting an excessive amount of solar.

Malcesine, Veneto, Italy, Europe
Lake Garda in Italy is a giant vacationer spot (Image: Getty Pictures)

The daddy ‘had no alternative’ however to leap in, the coastguard commander added, saying: ’He did what any father would have finished for his son.’

Ms Mosley and her two kids have been assisted by counsellors following the traumatising incident.

‘This can be a actual tragedy, and the desperation of their faces was evident’,  Mr Ragadale stated.

The information is alleged to have left the household’s dwelling village of Woodhouse Eaves in shock.

The International Workplace stated: ‘We’re supporting the household of a British man who has been reported lacking in Italy and are in touch with the Italian police.’

It comes after an Italian man drowned in Lake Garda earlier this month, with one other remaining lacking following a separate incident.

A vacationer from east London died after making an attempt to swim a mile out to an island on the lake in 2017.

Gary John Wooden’s household desperately tried to avoid wasting him however he suffered a suspected coronary heart assault.


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