Film crew in hunt for Ark

A CITY production company is to climb the mountainous peak where Noah’s Ark is said have beached as part of a documentary tracing the footsteps of a missing “Ark hunter”.

Staff from Plainview Films re jetting off to Mount Ararat on the Turkey-Iran border where – according to Genesis – the Ark came to rest. They are following the experiences of Derick Mackenzie whose brother Donald vanished from the area in September 2010.

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The Stornoway man had been combining ark hunting with missionary work in Turkey, Syria, Iraq and Israel since 2004. The documentary will be screened next year.