The girls Anna and Olivia, disappeared in Tenerife with their father Tomás.


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The girls Anna and Olivia, disappeared in Tenerife with their father Tomás.

The oceanographic vessel equipped with a side scan sonar and an underwater robot began work this Sunday afternoon to join the search for Anna y Olivia, the 1 and 6-year-old girls disappeared, like their father, on April 27 in Tenerife. This morning the ship’s staff held a meeting with the investigators to coordinate the search work and at 3:00 pm on Sunday the ship left port to begin tracking, sources of the investigation have informed Efe. The ship of Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO)Ángeles Alvariño, docked since Saturday in the port of Santa Cruz of Tenerife, started from Galicia and headed towards the port of Cádiz, from the one that came out last Friday night. Aboard this boat travels the unmanned underwater robot Liropus, capable of maneuvering up to 2,000 meters deep, and which was used for the observation of the underwater volcano Tagoro, versus La Restinga (The iron).

Tracking the seabed

With this technology the Civil Guard will track the underwater bottom in an area delimited by the geopositioning of the mobile Thomas Antonio GC, 37, obtained through a duplicate of his card, in the early morning of April 28, hours after he lost his trail. The cameras of the Tenerife Marina and a watchman saw him go out to sea for the second time with his boat at 00:30. Before, he had entered the port alone with his car, from which he brought several suitcases and bags to his boat, and made a first foray into the sea. When returning to port, the Civil Guard he intercepted him and proposed him for sanction for breaking curfew. In the boat the agents did not find anything suspicious. At that time, the girls’ mother had not yet reported the disappearance of her daughters. Hours later, the boat was found empty and adrift in front of the Puertito de Güímar, and, eventually, emergency teams found a child restraint that was using a child restraint floating in the water. Anna.