Concarneau: Diving Accident: the victim transported to Brest

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A Diver was taken to the decompression chmber at Brest after incident at Concarneau, Brittany

Diver was “very Experienced”

While on a dive in Bay of Concarneau, a diver aged fifty years and “very experienced,” and also the club diving supervisor, was taken ill. This “suspected decompression incident” resulted in the activation of the fallback procedure “with the call to the helicopter and emergency services”.  The Minahouet diving bell returned to Concarneau, while the helicopter Civil Security was dispatched on site. The diver was supported by relief and then transported by helicopter to Brest, where the decompression chamber is located.

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