MMEA: Three foreign divers found safe, one died after missing in Mersing since Wednesday | Malay Mail

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MMEA: Three foreign divers found safe, one died after missing in Mersing since Wednesday

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MMEA: Three foreign divers found safe, one died after missing in Mersing since Wednesday

JOHOR BARU, April 9 — Three foreign divers were found safe while one more is believed to have died, four days after being reported missing when diving in Pulau Tokong Sanggol, near Mersing. Norwegian diver, Kristine Grodem , 35, who is also a diving coach was found floating one day after the...

channel for the latest updates.JOHOR BARU, April 9 — Three foreign divers were found safe while one more is believed to have died, four days after being reported missing when diving in Pulau Tokong Sanggol, near Mersing.Norwegian diver, Kristine Grodem, 35, who is also a diving coach was found floating one day after the incident while British Adrian Peter Chesters, 46, and Alexia Alexandra Molina, 18, a French were found early this morning in the waters of Indonesia.

Johor Maritime director, First Maritime Admiral Nurul Hizam Zakaria said the search and rescue operation was called off at 1.30pm today following the rescue of three out of the four missing divers.He, however, said Adrian’s son, Nathan Renze Chesters, 14, had died based on the statement of his father on the status of his son due to being extremely weak and unable to survive.

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JOHOR BARU, April 9 — Three foreign divers were found safe while one more is believed to have died, four days after being reported missing when diving in Pulau Tokong Sanggol, near Mersing. Norwegian diver, Kristine Grodem, 35, who is also a diving coach was found floating one day after the incident while British Adrian Peter Chesters, 46, and Alexia Alexandra Molina, 18, a French were found early this morning in the waters of Indonesia. “As of this morning, there are no new clues or findings regarding the three other missing foreign divers. Johor Maritime director, First Maritime Admiral Nurul Hizam Zakaria said the search and rescue operation was called off at 1.30pm because there was no new indicator and limited visibility.30pm today following the rescue of three out of the four missing divers.79 square nautical miles with an aerial search covering an area of 427. He, however, said Adrian’s son, Nathan Renze Chesters, 14, had died based on the statement of his father on the status of his son due to being extremely weak and unable to survive. The agencies involved in the operation include the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), the Marine Police Force, the Royal Malaysian Air Force, the Mersing Iskandar Camp Special Forces Unit, the Fire and Rescue Department and the Civil Defence Force.

“Johor Baru Maritime Rescue Sub Centre (MRSC) had also informed Indonesian authorities to assist looking for the last victim who was believed to have died and drifted to Indonesia waters,” he said in a statement here this evening. “This covers a total number of search sectors that is 1,074 square nautical miles,” read a statement issued by the MMEA’’s Mersing Maritime Zone today. However, we will focus on the assets available tomorrow. Nurul Hizam said his agency thanked and appreciated all agencies and parties involved in the search and rescue operation. In the operation, 18 boats from various agencies including two boats from the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Almarhum Sultan Iskandar apart from two aircraft and two helicopters. Yesterday, Norwegian dive instructor Kristine Grodem was reported found safe after being located about 30 nautical miles from where she was last reported seen near the waters off Pulau Tokong Sanggol here. More than 90 officers and personnel from various agencies were involved in the search, among them, Maritime Malaysia, Royal Malaysia Police, Marine Police, Royal Malaysian Air Force, Royal Malaysian Navy, Iskandar Mersing Camp Special Service Group, Fire and Rescue Department and Civil Defence Force. “I received information from a diver who was saved today (Kristine Grodem), that they don’t have a beacon. Meanwhile, Adrian and Alexia who are being treated at a private hospital in Pasir Gudang, were reported to be stable.15am yesterday in the waters off Tanjung Sedili in Kota Tinggi. Norwegian dive instructor Kristine Grodem, 35, however, was later discovered safe floating fully clothed in full scuba gear by a tug boat on its way from Indonesia to Thailand at 8.

The Mentri Besar of Johor Datuk Onn Hafiz Ghazi and Johor police chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat also visited the victims in the hospital. “Thank God, two more victims were found early this morning. “A total of 11 boats from the MMEA and the Marine Police Force are taking part in the SAR efforts.15am. One victim who was found earlier is also recovering from well from Mersing Hospital. “The doctors are doing their best for them. The search for the remaining three missing foreign divers was halted yesterday at 6. We hope that they will have a speedy recovery and we will continue to do our best and pray that the final victim will be found in good condition soon,” he told reporters here.

Onn Hafiz also said the state government would bear the treatment cost of the three divers. You May Also Like. Meanwhile, the boat skipper who took the three divers had been detained on Wednesday after being tested positive for methamphetamine. — Bernama You May Also Like .