Scapa Flow

Highlands

Diver pronounced dead following incident in Orkney

April 23, 2019

A 50-year-old man has died following a diving incident in Scapa Flow in Orkney. Concern was raised for the man around 11.30am today. The man was taken to the Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall where he was pronounced dead. A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal in due course.

Orkney

Unwell diver rescued off Orkney

December 29, 2016

A diver who became unwell in Scapa Flow was rescued by a lifeboat. The man was taken to hospital in Orkney after complaining of feeling unwell after surfacing. He was rescued by the Stromness lifeboat and returned to a waiting ambulance before being taken to Balfour Hospital in Kirkwall. His condition is currently unknown.

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