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Lost Diver in Bonaire within last 24 hours

Discussion in 'Search & Rescue' started by INDRDDB, Sep 4, 2019.

  1. knives

    knives Contributor

    # of Dives: 500 - 999
    Location: Kingston,Ontario, Canada
  2. scubadada

    scubadada Diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Philadelphia and Boynton Beach
    Hi @Nicole bosky

    I would assume the operator made an attempt to locate the diver and notified other SAR resources to assist in the search. It would seem these are your best bet to give you accurate and timely information.

    I wish you the very best and a positive outcome.
    AfterDark, chillyinCanada and uncfnp like this.
  3. Louisville Diver

    Louisville Diver Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Louisville
    I'm trying to remember the last time I went to that site - seemed like even though it is to the lee side, it is on the open ocean side and and the current could get tricky.

    Hope he's found safe!
  4. divezonescuba

    divezonescuba ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Houston, Texas
    What do the boat operator / captain, dive guide, and dive buddy know about the situation?
  5. Indylamb

    Indylamb New

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: Shelbyville, IN
    I am directly involved with this incident. This is a current thread, not from 2016. He has been missing since 9/3 around noon from a boat dive off of Sharon’s Serenity off of Klein Bonaire. The Coast Guard has been wonderful - we just want to find him. They have been doing aerial searches since Tuesday, with infrared and radar, but they believe a visual is much more effective. The US Embassy is involved and has been wonderful, the consulate in Bonaire has been wonderful. They are going to do one last recovery dive today, and the aerials will continue for 5 days (total). Please ask anyone in the area to watch for him. Thoughts and prayers much appreciated.
    AfterDark, Brodydog, INDRDDB and 2 others like this.
  6. Quince

    Quince New

    Does anyone know anymore about the missing diver that has been missing since Tuesday 9/3?
  7. chillyinCanada

    chillyinCanada ScubaBoard Supporter Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter


    A ScubaBoard Staff Message...

    two threads have been Merged
  8. Nicole bosky

    Nicole bosky Registered

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: USA
    Post from 3:41 is the latest. This string was initiated so people from the family/friends circle could get info not just give it. Please help if you can folks. Thanks
    chillyinCanada likes this.
  9. tursiops

    tursiops Marine Scientist and Master Instructor ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 2,500 - 4,999
    Location: U.S. East Coast
    Please post on Bonaire Talk. It is the local board for Bonaire, and many people on it actually live there.There is no mention of the incident there. they can be more helpful than a random inquiry on SB.
  10. Nicole bosky

    Nicole bosky Registered

    # of Dives: 100 - 199
    Location: USA
    Yes. I’m waiting on the reg turnaround for Bonaire talk.( can be 72 hours) Thank you so so much
    chillyinCanada likes this.

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