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Pushing Air Margins

Incident Date


Incident Description

1975 LNRC:A diver pushing Sump 8 realized too late that he gone down too deep for the air that he was carrying. Although he surfaced safely he then had an insufficient margin to return through Sumps 7 to 2. Fortunately the party was able to bleed air from another divers set via the pressure gauge hose.

Lessons Learned

Manage air within safe margins.
Line Management Unknown
Gas Management Major
Equipment Management Unknown
Equipment Failure Unknown
Training Unknown
Medical Unknown
Planning Unknown
Procedural Error Major
Cave Environment Unknown
Weather Unknown
Other Factor Unknown