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Diver found dead in 55 meter Depth

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On January 23  diver dived in the area of coral reef in the Gulf of Eilat ( Aqaba ) and did not surfaced.

Two other diver committed together with the technical dive, surfaced. According to them, they searched for their comrade under the water, but  did notfound him.

diverOfficers of scuba diving club, where divers were preparing to dive joined for searching the missing diver, but with  onset of dusk they had to stop.

The search was resumed the next day. The body was discovered at a depth of 55 meters.

Compressed air in the usual cylinder usually enough for an hour of immersion in a relatively small depth ( 5-6 meters ).  However for technical diving to depths in excess of 30-45 meters, a special mixture in the cylinder ends quickly.

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