A scheduled dive went horribly awry when the dive lost his weight belt midway through descent. Unable to find his belt, he ascending but had trouble controlling buoyancy. The uncontrolled ascent led to serious symptoms on the boat. Read more about the incident.
Technical divers regularly push beyond the limits of recreational diving, so we prepare for emergencies with contingencies neatly checked off like a detailed shopping list. Learn more about how DAN handled an incident.