Posted by kelphead on September 27, 2000 at 00:09:10:
In Reply to: Update on La Crescenta fatality posted by MHK on September 25, 2000 at 08:44:49:
"In my discussions with the sherriff dept ( ie; Mark Lonsdale ) he was very clear in that if a buddy was
nearby he could have replaced the reg, turned the body face up and it is likely he would have lived."
...uhm...excuse me?? am i missing something here?
are we to assume that the buddy diver would not
have committed the same mistake??? if so, then THAT'S
"...the fact of the matter is that complacency kills."
i don't disagree w/you about buddies, but in this
situation--if indeed the cavern air is toxic--complacency
had nothing to do w/this tragedy: IGNORANCE did--but
that's another story altogether.
i've understood what you've written before, mike,
but in this case, i think you maybe reading too
much into it. (just my humble opinion, though.)
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