Search on for swimmer, 78, who went under in Barbour's Pond

A 78-year-old man was swimming with three other people when he went under the water yesterday.

Man went under water when returning from swim with three other people

The RCMP are searching for a missing 78-year-old man who went underwater while swimming in Keels. (CBC)

The RCMP are searching for a missing swimmer at Barbour Pond, near Keels, on the Bonavista Peninsula. 

They were called to the pond Wednesday at 4:30 p.m.

Four people had gone out swimming and were returning to shore when one, a 78-year-old man, went under, police said. 

The man was not located by the RCMP and ground search and rescue volunteers on site.

The search resumed Thursday, with help from the RCMP's underwater recovery team.