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Cave Diver’s Body Unlikely to be Recovered for Several Days

The team of 3 British cave divers who are working with the Irish Cave Rescue Organisation and the Garda have moved Artur Kozlowski’s body almost halfway to the entrance. His body was found 800 metres into the cave system at … Continue reading

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Cave Diver Dies in Ireland

Polish cave diver, Artur Kozlowski, has apparently died while exploring the Kiltartan system near Gort in southern Galway. He failed to surface from a dive on Monday night and the alarm was raised at 9pm. His body was located at … Continue reading

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Bodies Recovered in Subic Bay

The Philippine Star is reporting that both bodies have been recovered from the engine room of the USS New York. The divers were Tin Shun Chuen from Hong Kong, and Steven Brittian, who was an instructor at Johan’s in Subic … Continue reading

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Two Divers Die in Lake Pupuke, near Auckland

Two divers on a training course have been killed on a dive in Lake Pupuke. The divers, Daniel Waata Stoneham and Tyron North, went missing on Friday 15th July. Apparently a third student was injured.  Mr. North’s body was recovered … Continue reading

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2 Divers Reported Missing in Subic Bay

There are reports that 2 divers have been missing since Sunday (17 July) in Subic Bay, the former US naval base that is north of Manila. They were diving the USS New York, which was scuttled in December 1941 to … Continue reading

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Diver Dies of Heart Attack at Poor Knights

An American has sadly died over the weekend while diving at the Poor Knights. He was apparently 55 years old and an experienced diver who had been taking underwater photographs. As he was swimming back to the boat crew members … Continue reading

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BSAC Incident Report for 2010 Available Online

BSAC’s Incident Report for 2010 is now available online. It contains details of incidents in the UK, or involving BSAC members overseas, and was presented at their Diving Conference in mid-February. 364 UK incidents were reported, which is inline with … Continue reading

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BSAC 2010 Incident Report to Come Out on 19 Feb

The 2010 report will cover the incident reporting year of 1st October 2009 to 30 September 2010 and will be published after its presentation at the National Diving Conference on 19 Feb 2011. According to the BSAC’s website: “The 2010 … Continue reading

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Wellington Diver Charged with Wasting Police Time

Colin Smithies, the diver who apparently went missing after a dive near Porirua last week sparking a two day search, has been charged with wasting police time. Police believe that he hitchhiked to Hawke’s Bay, which is 270km away, where … Continue reading

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Missing Diver found by Kayakers

Yesterday (Tue 18 Jan), a diver became separated from the group of people he was diving with near Bluff in Southland, New Zealand. He drifted about 2km in an hour before being spotted by 2 sea kayakers. He had deployed … Continue reading

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Russian Tourist Dies Diving Marlborough Sounds

There are reports that a 58 year old Russian woman who was travelling as part of a group to do a dive on the wreck of the Mikhail Lermontov has died. It appears that she collapsed on the dive boat … Continue reading

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Diver Dies off South Australia

The Australian media are reporting that a 31 year old Adelaide woman has died while diving off Whyalla on the Eyre Peninsula. She was diving with a companion, when she got into trouble. Despite attempts to revive her she apparently … Continue reading

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