CDNN :: Trapped in wreck, Coral Divers customer cheats death
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by LUTHER MONROE - CDNN Dive Safety News Editor
DARWIN, Australia (9 Sep 2007) -- A young man scuba diving with Coral Divers was moments from death after he became trapped in the porthole of a wreck and ran out of air.
Suzie Lack and Sasha Muller of Coral Divers harshly criticized a diver who ventured into a wreck while he was diving under their supervision.
The 23-year-old diver, who was not identified, nearly died while scuba diving under the supervision of IANTD instructor Suzie Lack, 52, and Coral Divers owner Sasha Muller at the Medkhanun 3 wreck, which was sunk as a scuba diving attraction in Darwin Harbour.
Lack said they failed to notice that one of their customers had separated from the 10-diver group but fortunately the diver's buddy was on top of the situation.
"He is a very lucky young man. And lucky that his diving buddy knew where he was," Ms Lack told reporters. "It was very frightening...there were stages where it was touch and go...he could have died"...