Hero diver saved in dramatic cave rescue

A member of the elite international team that saved Thai soccer players was recused after becoming trapped in a Tennessee cave.
1:41 | 04/19/19

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This extraordinary story and out of Tennessee one of the a leak divers who helped arrest you. The kids the twelve boys that were trapped in Thailand has been rescued himself so I wanna go to Steve owns both and Sami whose. In that Tennessee with the latest. Kimberly authorities here in Jackson County Tennessee are celebrating the successful rescue of an experienced cave diver. Who's trapped in a cave bats. About its a mile away from here on private property it's blocked off right here we can't get to it. But this experience cave diver who had gone in to go exploring was trapped in this cave. For more than 28. Hours. He had lost his guideline which is a thin. Piece of rope that they use to get themselves in and out of the cave that. We don't know exactly how we lost that guideline broke or if he just lost track of it anyway he was in that case for number of hours they had to fly in. Another cave divers specially trained cave diver to rescue this guy. The guy who they rescued as Josh Grassley he's British he was found and an air pocket in that cave that was the size of a room just to give you a sense of how massive this is from the mayor this looks like upon. But it's actually forty feet deep. And the cave itself is some 400 feet we're being so long from one end to another. It's really amazing it just underlines how dangerous this extreme sport is the very deadly deadly sport this by. Everything that happened this diver says that he's planning to begin cave diving. Right away.

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