Dive master dies whilst filming on Britannic

shamrock
24th May 2009, 22:48
The dive master has yet to be named but is said to be one of the most experienced wreck divers in his field and someone who has dived a few times onto Britannic in the past. He had been filming for a National Geographic crew at the time he got into distress...

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/8066470.stm

Sympathies go to his family & friends at this dreadful time.

shamrock
24th May 2009, 22:53
Further here from the Telegraph..

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/greece/5379236/National-Geographic-diver-dies-from-the-bends-while-filming-in-Greece.html

shamrock
25th May 2009, 09:26
The diver who died has been named as Carl Spencer, married with two children, from Burton-on Trent...

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/greece/5379726/National-Geographic-diver-dies-from-the-bends-while-filming-in-Greece.html

Very sad for everyone involved.

shamrock
25th May 2009, 19:12
A little more background about Carl Spencer...

Staffordshire diver dies during deep sea filming in Aegean Sea (http://www.birminghampost.net/news/west-midlands-news/2009/05/25/staffordshire-diver-dies-during-deep-sea-filming-in-aegean-sea-65233-23708054/)

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