Grand Canyon rangers search for missing tourist

GRAND CANYON, AZ - A search is underway for a man who was last seen waiting to get on a commercial bus tour near Bright Angel Lodge in Grand Canyon National Park on October 6.

The man is identified as 76-year-old Yoshikazu Yamada, a Japanese National. He is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, weighing 150 pounds, with grey hair and brown eyes. Yamada wears glasses, and was last seen wearing a grey, short-sleeve shirt button-down shirt, a light brown photography vest, black pants, black tennis shoes, and a brown sun hat.

Yamada was traveling with a companion, who reported him missing after he failed to get on the tour bus.

Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the park's Silent Witness line at 928-638-7766.

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