Missing Brit explorer Benedict Allen found ALIVE and well after vanishing in Papua New Guinea jungle
The Sun exclusively reveal that, after weeks of lost contact, missing Brit explorer, father of three, Benedict Allen has been found alive.
Father of three Allen, 57, was trying to locate a lost tribe of head hundreds in dense jungle when he got lost and his family were frantic with worry.
But this morning The Sun spoke to a missionary in remote east Sepik province who confirmed Benedict had been found safe and well.
Keith Copley, of the New Tribes Mission, told The Sun: “I can confirm that Benedict has not been able to get out of the bush yet.
“He is located at the Hewa airstrip 20 miles west northwest of Porgera. He is healthy but requesting to be rescued.”
My Copley added: “The problem we have is that communication is really bad so I can’t physically speak to him, so the locals he are with are trekking two hours to make calls to me. He wants to be airlifted out and that’s what we are trying to sort out.
”The British High Commission is aware of this and they are working with me on it. He is in the best place right now, if he moves he could come across some rascal activity, people who will take advantage of him and who are dangerous.”
Mr Copley added: “The area is very remote. There is a small airstrip in the area and Benedict would have to go there to catch a plane.
“At the moment he is just waiting for a helicopter to pick him up but they won’t fly unless they are paid the $8,000 for the trip. Get more information at TheSun