62-year old saved after 2 days adrift at sea

A 62-year-old man who had been adrift at sea for two days off the Northern Territory coast has been found safe and well.

Police say he was reported missing yesterday afternoon, after leaving Bickerton Island for Groote Eylandt on Sunday morning.

Emergency services spotted him anchored in heavy seas not far from Bickerton Island yesterday but bad weather prevented him from being rescued.

The search resumed this morning.

He was found in his boat south-east of Groote Eylandt.

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