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Incident Report 2020-05-01T16:26:00+00:00

Navigational Uncertainty in High Water

Incident Date


Incident Description

In high water and low visibility a novice diver entered a resurgance and swam to a complex mid-water line junction in an airbell. Due to uncertainty over the correct way out the diver remained in the airbell to await assistance from divers known to be at the entrance. A second diver entered the system and provided the naviagtional assistance to the entrance.

Lessons Learned

Practice line management skills in a suitable setting.
Line Management Major
Gas Management Negligible
Equipment Management Negligible
Equipment Failure Negligible
Training Major
Medical Negligible
Planning Minor
Procedural Error Minor
Cave Environment Negligible
Weather Negligible
Other Factor Unknown