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

Line Broken At Base

Incident Date

1907-02-05

Incident Description

1973: Two divers were stranded fortunately in an airbell when they found that the downstream line at base had been broken cutting them off from return. Fortunately a stand-by diver at the entrance realizing what had happened was able to lay a new line up to them.

Lessons Learned

Always secure the line at base and use advanced line management techniques.
Factors
Line Management Major
Gas Management Unknown
Equipment Management Unknown
Equipment Failure Unknown
Training Unknown
Medical Unknown
Planning Unknown
Procedural Error Unknown
Cave Environment Unknown
Weather Unknown
Other Factor Unknown