Rising waters, no air: How Thai cave rescue nearly went wrong

Richard Harris and his dive partner Craig Challen and the team of doctors he worked with and DFAT officers

"We just needed them to know how to breathe and not panic in the water", he said.

Chiang Rai province acting Gov. Narongsak Osatanakorn lauded the cooperation between Thai and global rescuers.

Narongsak Osatanakorn is the official who oversaw the rescue operation.

The Pentagon downplayed the role of US troops, releasing little information about them until the boys and their coach began emerging from the cave system.

The rescue efforts captured global attention for a week, after Richard Stanton and another diver found the boys, trapped by rising waters.

"My job was to transfer them along". Thai doctors said the boys each lost about 2 kilograms, or roughly 4.5 pounds, from the ordeal.

After landing at Heathrow yesterday, Mr Volanthen, in his 40s, said he was relieved to find the boys alive after nine days trapped in the flooded caves.

However, rescuing 13 people from a flooded cave must not have been easy, and I'm sure you're also wondering how they managed to pull it off.

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Saman's death, the only casualty in the operation, was widely mourned.

Mari Copeny, a 10-year-old local activist known as "Little Miss Flint", tweeted she has been working with Musk's team for over a week on coming up with a solution for Flint that he could fund.

He later became a coach with the Wild Boars.

The boys and their coach remain quarantined at Chiangrai Prachanukroh Hospital in northern Chiang Rai province, while they recover from a variety of minor ailments, Thai officials said at a news conference Wednesday.

Experts say the divers brought a variety of skills, including the ability to install guide lines that help in low visibility, and previous experience in worldwide operations.

In the video, Scott also mentions that his wife also grew up with the former Thai Navy SEAL who died during the intense Thai cave rescue mission and claims he has a personal connection with the story.

In a statement, Harris and his dive partner Craig Challen expressed relief at the success of the painstaking operation. They were found after 9 days by a pair of British divers. They got far enough inside that rising floodwaters, not unusual at the cave this time of year, blocked their exit. They were then carried on stretchers through dry parts to the cave's entrance.

There's no word yet on when any of the two films will go into production but it seems like both directors and film production companies want to create a story about the Thai cave rescue mission that had us all glued to our seats.

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