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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: 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 02:57
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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 07:47
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  3. 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 08:43
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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 23:59
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  5. 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 19:39
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  1. HUD saved my butt, Part 2

    HUD saved my butt as well, but the story is a little different. A few weeks ago a few of us headed out to check out a bump in 270'. I noticed on...

    Started by "The Brandon"‎, 3rd October 2008 22:04
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  2. First Co2 hit, and hopefully last !

    Hi all, I'm new to rebreathers and did my mod 1 in Jan this year so still learning with every dive. Dives been going well and no problems up until...

    Started by 14diving‎, 20th September 2009 22:15
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  3. Close call

    There was nothing to suggest that this would be anything more than a routine dive. The early morning drizzle had petered out, blue sky had broken...

    Started by Abbo‎, 18th September 2007 12:59
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  4. Statistics: main cause of death with rebreathers

    Rather than hijack the "CCR Fatality Statistics" thread, I want to start a clean new thread and ask: "What, specifically, are the leading causes of...

    Started by Abbo‎, 20th September 2007 02:57
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  5. Electronics failure on primary handset

    I screwed up. I hope the experience will be useful for other people. As I was watching, the Meg primary handset blinked a few times then went...

    Started by Abbo‎, 15th October 2007 16:25
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  6. Why so many Meg deaths recently?

    I get the strong impression that there have been a lot of Meg deaths recently. That troubles me: I bought my Meg at a time when I didn't have a lot...

    Started by Abbo‎, 30th September 2008 14:53
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  7. O2 freeflow - a learning experience

    Diver training teaches you boom drills: it doesn't teach you about those insidious little hisses, but it's the hisses that are more dangerous. ...

    Started by Abbo‎, 5th October 2008 17:42
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    6th October 2008, 14:05 Go to last post
  8. 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 07:47
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    andrea doria, missing diver
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  9. Moved: User error or system design failure?

    Started by AD_ward9‎, 26th August 2005 20:41
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  10. HSE Report on Dive Accidents, 2006

    Some members on this forum may find the attached useful, when reviewing safety activities. It is a HSE review of accidents, mostly from UK police...

    Started by AD_ward9‎, 24th March 2006 15:29
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  11. Analysis of List of Rebreather Accidents

    There are no Jetsam KISS fatal accidents to date AFAIK. There is a homebuild KISS accident, using the hydrogom valve. On units out there, this...

    Started by AD_ward9‎, 13th October 2007 07:03
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  12. Hose failures: Cooper and others

    This is taking up the suggestion by AM that the hose discussion should be on a different thread to: ...

    Started by AD_ward9‎, 20th June 2008 17:36
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  13. Deep accident in July

    If anyone has information on a European diving accident in July, I would be much appreciative. It is rumoured to have been a deep dive (120msw). ...

    Started by AD_ward9‎, 8th September 2008 18:24
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  14. RB80 clone accident

    An accident happened in Safaga, Red Sea recently. The rebreather involved was a RB80 clone type. Dose anyone have any information regarding this...

    Started by Ahmed Adly‎, 26th February 2008 14:01
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  15. Thumbs up Inspiration BC deflate error

    This may help OC converts ! Like most people the high price of He and the weight of my twin 15l's convinced me to go CCR. I completed the first...

    Started by Alan Crichton‎, 24th June 2006 08:11
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  16. Body Recovered from the Rosalie Moeller

    On Tuesday 03/03/2009 a team of British divers located and recovered the body of Alan Costello to the surface from the wreck of the Rosalie Moeller...

    Started by Alby scubakitmarket‎, 9th March 2009 14:19
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  17. F..... Up.

    Broke one of my ribs while kitesurfing yesterday... No diving or surfing for a long time now....:mad: :mad: Looking for some pity, or a kind...

    Started by Allan_o‎, 18th September 2006 23:47
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  18. Lost Inspiration Diver

    Colleagues It is with the greatest of regret and sadness that we have to report a friend and fellow rebreather diver missing since yesterday now...

    Started by AM‎, 6th June 2005 11:45
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  19. Port Erin - Further Discussion

    Unfortunately due to the actions of several commentators, the original Port Erin thread has been closed. Christine herself, as well as others,...

    Started by AM‎, 26th June 2008 06:31
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    4th July 2008, 12:59 Go to last post
  20. CCR Manufacturers and Training Agencies Not Aligned

    Currently, we have at least two ongoing discussions on this forum, respectively relating to: 1) The industry-wide practice of rebreather...

    Started by AM‎, 26th June 2008 06:48
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