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Diver death in Guam

Discussion in 'Accidents & Incidents' started by Iruka, Feb 6, 2012.

  1. Iruka

    Iruka Contributor

    # of Dives:
    Location: Guam, right by the beach so the typhoons can find
    BREAKING NEWS: Tourist drowns at Outhouse Beach | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com

    Very little information on this yet, but a diver was spotted in trouble on the surface...a bystander swam out from the beach, brought him back, and was assisted by another in performing CRP/Mouth to Mouth until authorities arrived. Victim (a male Japanese tourist, reportedly 29 years old) was pronouced dead at the hospital a short while later. This beach is frequently used for intro diving or Open Water courses, but there has been no information made public about the qualifications of the diver. I wasn't involved in this, so I wouldn't have any further information.

    CARHILL Contributor

    HAGÅTÑA — A 29-year-old male Japanese tourist died Sunday following a diving accident that occurred early afternoon at Outhouse Beach along Route 11 Cabras Island, Piti.Port Authority officials said the victim was scuba diving with a group of individuals when the incident occurred. Port police received the report of a diving accident at 12:50 p.m. Upon arrival, the responding officer found that members of a diving company were already conducting CPR.As the victim was transported, medics continued CPR but the victim was “unconscious and unresponsive.”The victim was pronounced dead at Naval Hospital at 1:38 p.m.The name of the diving company was not provided as of press time. This is the second drowning incident of the year.

    Link: guam-diving-accident-claims-life-of-tourist [43814] | CNMI Local News
  3. DandyDon

    DandyDon Old men ought to be explorers ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: One kilometer high on the Texas Central Plains
    From UPDATE: Diver died of air embolism | Pacific Daily News | guampdn.com

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