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Fiona Sharp death in Bonaire

Discussion in 'Accidents and Incidents' started by JohnnyC, Oct 18, 2019.

  1. Scott from LongIsland

    Scott from LongIsland Barracuda

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    If family and friends stumble upon this forum when searching for answers they will likely find much better information here than via some media reporter that has never been in the water before. What is so ghoulish about wanting the same answers that family and friends are searching for in regards to her death?
     
  2. jgttrey

    jgttrey ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

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    No. Top picture is an Ambient Pressure (Inspo) BOV.

    Bottom picture is stock footage that some TV station grabbed of, I assume, John Hanzl on his rEVO.
     
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  3. The Chairman

    The Chairman Chairman of the Board

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    That would be up to the individual. I hadn't even known about the incident until I read this thread. What a horrific loss, and most of what's being said is in line with this sentiment. It's how we mourn and figure out how to move on. I do believe that family and close friends should be careful for what they look for online. Discussions such as this are all over facebook already, but there is no moderation of accusations or speculations. No one here wants to be disrespectful, and that's why we watch these threads closely to keep them that way. Like the Conception disaster, we act as a portal for thoughtful reflection as well as a collection point for pertinent facts.
     
  4. formernuke

    formernuke Barracuda

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    I understand the want to know when an experienced diver dies underwater. I remeber about 9 or 10 years ago one of the best divers in the world died diving on popular rec wreck at 80 feet of the Massachusetts coast. Everyone wanted to know what happened so we could learn from it.
     
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  5. shoredivr

    shoredivr Solo Diver

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    This, x100.
     
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  6. Jack Hammer

    Jack Hammer Solo Diver

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    The people who truly want to learn from an incident will still care about it and can do so just as well 2 weeks, 2 months, even 2 years afterwards. :wink:
     
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  7. Dan

    Dan Orca

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    Thanks for clarifying those 2 contradicting pictures.
     
  8. Dan

    Dan Orca

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  9. Scott from LongIsland

    Scott from LongIsland Barracuda

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    Well, this is 2019 and information spreads throughout the world immediately...like it or not :wink:

    Nothing remotely negative or "ghoulish" has been said here. What is it that is so upsetting to you?
     
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  10. Perryed

    Perryed Nassau Grouper

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    I myself believe it`s never to early do discuss a dive fatality. But that`s me. In this case a rebreather was involved and not open circuit scuba. I always read about every scuba fatality I can as soon as I can, not because of morbidity but because of self defense. Seems well over 90% of the time it`s diver error. Be it missed preparation, inexperience, poor health or just plain stupidity. I do this because I dive with my granddaughters and want them to be informed and as safe as possible and for self education. If you put off a discussion sometimes it never happens.
     
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