A rescue operation, to find a 38 year old fisherman, was on going earlier in the sea area between Atherinolakos and Goudouras, in Lassithi.
He went fishing with one of his friend, in an area named Prassonissi.
After a dive into the sea, his friend lost him and informed the Hellenic Coast Guard.
A helicopter of the Hellenic Air Force also helped the rescue operation.
According to information, another fisherman saw a swimfin floating on the sea.
It has to be mentioned that weather conditions in the area are fine.
The rescue operation stopped due to the night and it will continue in the morning.