2 divers discovered useless close to Hawaii seashore

The our bodies of two divers who had gone lacking have been recovered Sunday on Oahu’s North Shore, the Honolulu Fireplace Division mentioned.

At 3:40 a.m. Sunday, the fireplace division acquired a 911 name reporting two free divers had been out exploring the waters close to Velzyland Seaside. The divers had reportedly been lacking for a number of hours.

Search and rescue operations began simply ten minutes later.

Investigators observed a submerged dive gentle about 150 toes from the shore, which they mentioned didn’t seem like transferring in any respect.

Rescuers swam over to the sunshine and dove underwater, the place they found one of many divers unresponsive and introduced him to shore.

Rescue personnel continued their seek for the second diver in the identical space. They used scuba gear to go looking underwater and overhead lighting from air crews to light up and scan the world.

Throughout this search, crews situated the physique of the second diver, which they then dropped at shore.

In response to the Honolulu Fireplace Division, they transferred the physique of the primary diver to the Honolulu Emergency Medical Companies at 4:42 a.m. They transferred the physique of the second diver to EMS at 6:49 a.m.

HFD mentioned that “the custody of the divers and the incident have been transferred to the Honolulu Police Division, Emergency Medical Companies and the Medical Examiner Division at 8:01 a.m.”

In response to EMS, the divers have been each males, 29 and 28 years outdated. Each have been discovered useless within the water, EMS mentioned.

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