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Forum: Rebreather Accidents / Incidents

Rebreather accidents and incidents from Serious to Bloopers, Blunders and your near death experiences! So we can all learn. Anon Posts allowed.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Rebreather Accident Research Project

    For some time, I and others, have been developing a plan to look at non-fatal rebreather accidents and incident. The project is aimed more at...

    Started by SteveJ‎, 25th November 2008 18:39
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: O2 convulsion

    Here is a brief description of my accident from last July. The text is the same that I sent to DAN. I was diving an Inspiration rebreather in...

    Started by jhaaja‎, 3rd October 2005 06:47
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Another Co2 story... and pondering a BOV.

    Months back I nearly watched my wife expire before my eyes. She doesn't like telling this story to strangers, but I think it's valuable so i've...

    Started by Gill Envy‎, 8th July 2008 01:57
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  4. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Thread Rules

    Share you accidents here or any boobs and cock ups here so we can all learn from them! If you want to post anonymously then that is allowed in...

    Started by schford‎, 27th February 2005 22:59
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    16th May 2006, 23:38 Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: DIMS - Diving Incident Monitoring Study

    Those outside of Australia may not be aware of the DIMS, a study which uses incident analysis to try and produce preventative measures and remedies...

    Started by Richard Harris‎, 9th August 2005 07:43
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    6th April 2006, 23:45 Go to last post
  1. Filmmaker Rob Stewart missing rebreather diving in Florida Keys

    Canadian filmmaker Rob Stewart, who make the film Sharkwater, reportedly went missing on Tuesday in the Florida Keys. I had the opportunity to meet...

    Started by johnnyh‎, 1st February 2017 17:35
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  2. When My Rebreather Saved Me!

    I am sick and tired of the rhetoric that "rebreathers are death machines". I almost drowned when I was still OC and would never gotten cave certified...

    Started by dreamdive‎, 18th March 2016 11:54
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    25th September 2017, 06:33 Go to last post
  3. Accident on the Doria

    http://www.ack.net/news/20170724/coast-guard-helicopter-unable-to-assist-unconscious-andrea-doria-diver max

    Started by maxguru‎, 25th July 2017 15:19
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    3rd August 2017, 11:38 Go to last post
  4. Blue Grotto, Florida

    Any new developments on what caused the guy taking his CCR cave course to pass while diving in the cavern section of the Blue Grotto? There are a...

    Started by CGOUGHN‎, 17th April 2016 17:44
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  5. Inquest verdict from Jersey Channel islands UK

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-jersey-30016285 http://www.itv.com/news/channel/2014-11-12/equipment-blamed-for-divers-death/

    Started by N Bailey‎, 13th November 2014 12:32
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    16th March 2016, 17:59 Go to last post
  6. Chain of events: break it!

    I am sharing this to highlight how a simple (stupid?) mistake might severely impact a dive and end up in a quite serious situation. Yesterday I...

    Started by fsardone‎, 3rd May 2015 07:39
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  7. Doria diver missing

    Saw this pop up. Hope he is found floating on a lift bag and unhurt. (July 21, 2015) The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting a missing diver near the...

    Started by abscuba‎, 22nd July 2015 06:47
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    andrea doria, missing diver
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  8. My Incident & Public Service Annocement

    This past weekend I was at the quarry doing additional testing with running both my Backmount CCR as my primary unit and Sidemount CCR as a bailout...

    Started by atedeschi‎, 11th June 2015 02:13
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    11th June 2015, 09:57 Go to last post
  9. Two C02 hits - time to get fit?

    Twice now I've managed to overwhelm the scrubber through over-exertion until the onset of hypercapnia. I've been fortunate both times to have felt it...

    Started by delta-v‎, 20th December 2014 18:28
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  10. mold allergies

    I had two incidences on my meg about a year ago - about 5-10 mins into the dive - felt something was not right, felt short of breath, so turned the...

    Started by khandroma‎, 26th February 2015 11:58
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  11. a snake in my save- a- dive kit!!!

    Wake up lazzy people, cool down others no snake, just a small well known evil:devilban: Everybody know the benefit of cell checker... Built a...

    Started by Marc T‎, 6th November 2013 18:21
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    12th November 2013, 18:15 Go to last post
  12. Accidents and Incidents

    Formerly, new threads in this section needed moderator approval prior to a new thread or post becoming publicly posted. We have removed this...

    Started by Tienuts‎, 27th March 2013 20:26
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  13. October 2010 CCR accident in Truk?

    Hi. Did anybody heard about CCR accident in Truk on October 3rd, 2010? Any details if in fact was there one? Thanks,

    Started by mirekW‎, 11th October 2013 15:20
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  14. Mk VI fatality-Canada

    There was a death in my area this weekend involving a Mk VI rebreather. The simple outline of the accident is here. ...

    Started by cameron‎, 7th July 2013 11:39
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  15. Mk vi fatality - portugal

    An experient recreatonal diver was found death today at a shallow depth (?) by other divers participating in the same divie. Accident occured near...

    Started by psmedo‎, 25th April 2013 21:17
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  16. How can 1 pound of lead kill you?

    In my usual style of reporting, I will give a truthful and embarrassing account of my recent screw up. A bunch of my friends got together and...

    Started by Dsix36‎, 30th June 2012 22:55
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  17. CCR accident Bodensee

    The Tall German here on RBW lost his life during a dive at the Bodensee. RIP my friend and my condulences to his Family.

    Started by Fun Under Pressure‎, 9th April 2013 14:56
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    11th April 2013, 05:33 Go to last post
  18. CCR death in Finland

    Another sad news for the CCR community , accident with fatal outcome n Finland (Montola mine) a few weeks ago .It is the second death in Finland in...

    Started by bmwm5‎, 24th March 2013 14:17
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  19. Is it really really? dry inside? (Storage + Mould)

    Well, its confession time I suppose! :sarcy: I'm ridiculing myself here, so hoping others don't suffer the same. Due to the weather, I haven't...

    Started by thetrickster‎, 18th November 2012 16:42
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    18th November 2012, 18:14 Go to last post
  20. CCR death off of Catalina

    Heard that a CCR diver died off of Catalina over the labor day weekend. No further details at the moment but I hear that an investigation is...

    Started by lemon‎, 5th September 2012 02:19
    • Replies: 1
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    7th September 2012, 00:32 Go to last post

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