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8 Diver missing in Bali
« on: 05 Jul 12, 23:21 »
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  • Heard from DM there, today, 8 Divers (1DM - 7 divers) missing after diving in Blue Corner.
    Searched the news site but no official news yet.
    May they be found quickly.
    no more will my green sea go turn a deeper blue

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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #1 on: 05 Jul 12, 23:26 »
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  • this news sent chills into my bones... im going over there in 2 weeks time.. nevertheless hope they will be found safe and sound....
    Dunno why so many boliao people
    eat too full
    post bo liao things

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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #2 on: 05 Jul 12, 23:33 »
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  • There are 12 divers, consisting of German and French divers in the group. 4 divers surface while 8 are still missing, washed by current. Hope they are safe somewhere stranded on of the nearby islands.
    « Last Edit: 06 Jul 12, 00:26 by DIN »
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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #3 on: 05 Jul 12, 23:43 »
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  • it was said that they were caught by down current..
    lets pray that they are all safe.
    « Last Edit: 05 Jul 12, 23:45 by sara! »

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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #4 on: 06 Jul 12, 01:05 »
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  • this news sent chills into my bones... im going over there in 2 weeks time.. nevertheless hope they will be found safe and sound....

    You are going diving at Blue Corner?  :o
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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #5 on: 06 Jul 12, 01:52 »
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  • wow...
    8 divers missing together? I think and hope they will be safe. At least it's more assuring than having just 1 missing diver

    this news sent chills into my bones... im going over there in 2 weeks time.. nevertheless hope they will be found safe and sound....

    Blue Corner is one of my favourite sites in Nusa Lembongan
    the current at Blue Corner can get really wicked, and get your masked and regulator pushed off your face, and can drift past the regular surfacing points. it's up to the boat crews to know where to find the missing divers. We did went like 2km past the usual surfacing area, and lucky that the boat crews are very experienced with the area and know where to look for us, after 30mins on the surface. Having a big SMB helps big time too. Suggest every diver to get a SMB at least 1.5m long and above when diving in that area, and get those self sealing/one way valve kind, so that it can stay inflated on the surface.

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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #6 on: 06 Jul 12, 05:46 »
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  • May God be merciful... and save these divers...  :(

    Too many such news lately....  :(
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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #7 on: 06 Jul 12, 08:23 »
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  • Picked up by fishing boat...

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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #8 on: 06 Jul 12, 08:43 »
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  • Picked up by fishing boat...

    yes, thanks heaven they are safe! heard that they arrived at Benoa pier at 4am early this morning, had been evacuated by fishing boat KM Sumber Laut around 10pm after seven hours stranded.

    apparently they were diving at Sakenan site, not Blue Corner. perhaps it was not down current then, just horizontal one. whatever it was, so glad it ends well.
    « Last Edit: 06 Jul 12, 08:56 by sara! »

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    Re: 8 Diver missing in Bali
    « Reply #9 on: 06 Jul 12, 09:14 »
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  • You are going diving at Blue Corner?  :o


    ermm.. my 1st trip to bali, so not sure whether they going to bring me there, but
    going to Nusa Penida/Lembongan/Crystal Bay for sure.
    Dunno why so many boliao people
    eat too full
    post bo liao things