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CDG Newsletter Issue 212 – July 2019

Editorial Following the welcome news of Josh Bratchley’s successful rescue whilst cave diving in the USA, the sad news was received of the sudden death of Ian Cummins, a prospective Northern Section member. Ian was an extremely accomplished and popular caver and climber who was learning to cave dive and almost ready to join the [...]

2019-08-06T07:00:01+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 210 – January 2019

Editorial As this Newsletter was being completed, the New Year’s Honours list for 2019 was released. The seven team members recognised for their actions during the Thailand cave rescue are listed on page 9. Lessons relevant to UK conditions that were learnt from the rescue have already been incorporated into the Cave Rescue Organisation’s practices, [...]

2019-01-21T17:30:59+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 209 – October 2018

Editorial The successful outcome of the unprecedented international effort to rescue thirteen people from the Tham Luang Non Cave in Thailand is now well known due to the significant worldwide media coverage. Tragically, this success came at the cost of Saman Kunan, former Thai Navy diver, who died during the rescue operation. No further details [...]

2019-01-16T17:24:23+00:00

CDG Newsletter Issue 208 – July 2018

Editorial Whilst this Newsletter was in preparation a small group of experienced CDG members were assisting Thai authorities in ongoing search and rescue operations at Luang Nang Non. Using the specialist diving skills and equipment refined in the sumps of the UK and elsewhere, they are working alongside Thai rescuers to complement their skills and [...]

2019-01-15T10:43:10+00:00