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Entangled diver Hot Springs, Arkansas

Discussion in 'Accidents and Incidents' started by bbarnett51, Sep 22, 2012.

  1. bbarnett51

    bbarnett51 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Little Rock, Ar
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    Any news about this diver? How name is Danny Collins. He is the husband of an acquaintance. I don't know the details except I read on her Facebook that he was found unconscious and entangled on the bottom in Hot Springs. Usually that would mean Lake Ouachita but could be lake Hamilton or even DeGrey. Her was air lifted to Shreveport,LA....which also seems strange.

    I don't know the facts so hopefully someone can chime in with facts.
     
    Last edited: Sep 22, 2012
  2. ajduplessis

    ajduplessis Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: dry land :-(
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    Hope he is OK. I struggle to understand how anyone can dive without cutting devices.
     
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  3. bbarnett51

    bbarnett51 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Little Rock, Ar
    474
    128
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    I'm just going off of the wifes Facebook but he appears to have made it. He was in the chamber last night or a little over 5hrs. According to the tests that have been run he has no brain damage.

    Lucky lucky guy. You don't hear about many unconscious divers at depth living to tell.
     
  4. ajduplessis

    ajduplessis Solo Diver

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: dry land :-(
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    First one I have heard of. He should go and buy lottery tickets.
     
  5. bbarnett51

    bbarnett51 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Little Rock, Ar
    474
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    This is the first story but it doesn't add up.

    m.thecabin.net/news/local/2012-09-23/conway-firefighter-airlifted-shreveport-after-diving-accident
     
  6. ScubaSteve

    ScubaSteve Wow.....what a DB

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Acton, Ontario
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    Did I miss the part where he went unconscious? It says he saw his wife before being airlifted so I suspect the wife's FB was factually incorrect.....either way I am glad he has "pulled through"
     
  7. bbarnett51

    bbarnett51 Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Little Rock, Ar
    474
    128
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    No, I don't know and not trying to muddy the water. I was just going off her Facebook that said he was unconscious. It sounds like that's not true. Hopefully more will come our.
     
  8. dadediver

    dadediver Solo Diver

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Dade county Fla./
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    There is a posting in the PSD forum with a PSD entanglement with the same name.
     

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