Missing cave diver in Tennessee rescued

The missing diver, Josh Bratchley, helped rescue the 12 Thai boys and their coach from a cave last summer. ABC News' Janai Norman reports.
2:09 | 04/18/19

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Now to the diver in Tennessee rescued after being trapped in an underwater pay for more than 24 hours. He's an elite game diver who is part of the dramatic rescue of a Thai soccer team last year. Overnight we learned how rescuers finally got him out. This morning a missing cave diver in Tennessee is safe he did a great job keeping his mental faculties of Adam it just won't waste. It. Josh Brown actually had been missing since Tuesday afternoon while guiding an cave about one hour from Nashville. His fellow diver spent hours trying to find him before calling authorities there's a group of about how that went and explore this day when I came back down let Armisen as one individual the cave is about 400 feet long with tight turns and jagged edges the water temperature just 55 degrees it's a very narrow opening Portuguese in the cave it opens up somewhat but still not a large amount conditions in the cave are so difficult specialty diver Ted Sorensen was brought in from Florida to help with the rescue. Sorensen founded fractionally in less than an hour more than 24 hours after he was last seen. I was amazed because I've I would look I mean it probably could have been to him sooner but I was checking every nook and cranny Kravis for audit. So when I popped out of the surface I was looking directly at him. Sorensen eventually found fractionally in an air pocket shockingly theory was calm his QB aegis it thank you thank you. Who aren't. We're actually is no stranger to cave diving the British cave rescue council calls him one of the best cave divers in the world. He's a member of the elite British diving team that helped rescue twelve soccer players and their coach from a cave in Thailand last summer theory is posing for a picture with British prime minister Teresa may and other rescue divers. We're actually spoke about that experience on good morning Britain. The relief fund we have Nash's welts on how to find that the kits with safe lists was just amazing now after being rescued himself in Tennessee. We're actually had only one request after his long ordeal. His only request when he got to the surface was that he wants some pizza. Actually refuse medical treatment and get says he says he's already looking forward to his next stop I've.

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