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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2019, 07:08:37 am »
Vern Unsworth & the BBC’s South East Asia correspondent, Jonathan Head interviewed (21 mins).
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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2019, 09:13:25 am »
Can this be downloaded?

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #3 on: June 19, 2019, 02:06:24 pm »
Can this be downloaded?

It may be possible with this extension: https://addons.mozilla.org/en-GB/firefox/addon/iplayer_get/

I don't use firefox though so can't test it.

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #4 on: June 19, 2019, 02:45:12 pm »
Brilliant. Works fine. More thing to save for the British Caving Library :-)

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #5 on: June 19, 2019, 03:03:49 pm »
This not the first cave rescue where people have been trapped for more than a week in a cave.  In 1894 seven cavers where trapped underground for a week by a flash flood in the Lurgrotte in Austria. 

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #6 on: June 19, 2019, 03:56:44 pm »
If you click through to the programme page (https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p07dhjph) there is a download button.

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #7 on: June 19, 2019, 05:46:55 pm »
Also trapped for more than a week, Dr. Alfred Bogli and three students in the Holloch, 1952.

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #8 on: June 19, 2019, 05:55:21 pm »
I know we're getting a bit off-topic, but I can't now remember the details, but some time ago a couple of cavers were lost in the States for something like 10 days, without food or light, before they were missed; they survived, emaciated, as you may imagine! (Now there's an idea for a new diet . . . just take people into a cave and leave them there with water but no food or light.)

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #9 on: June 19, 2019, 06:29:16 pm »
This not the first cave rescue where people have been trapped for more than a week in a cave.  In 1894 seven cavers where trapped underground for a week by a flash flood in the Lurgrotte in Austria. 

There was one in Mexico before my time http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/3563195.stm
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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #10 on: June 19, 2019, 09:07:20 pm »
Mexico, Yes, Jason Mallinson and Rick Stanton, we have pedigree for this sort of thing  :)

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #11 on: June 19, 2019, 09:57:44 pm »
Strange hearing Jonathan Heads voice again, I spoke to him a few times on the phone and even though I couldn't tell him anything useful, I was relying mainly on the news and twitter channels, he took the time to call me to let me know the boys had been found about a minute before he went live on BBC news 24.

Brought back the same emotions from that day when I was making my lunch to take to work moments before a mini social media tidal wave

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #12 on: June 20, 2019, 11:24:02 am »
Also trapped for more than a week, Dr. Alfred Bogli and three students in the Holloch, 1952.

Ref: Life And Death Underground, 1963, (James Lovelock) - chapter 9, especially pages 86-88.

There is also a photo between pages 112 & 113 of someone floating on a dinghy with a plank of wood and some earphones on and some wires draped over him. I always wondered exactly what he was doing (despite the caption suggesting he is a Swiss police sergeant who "sounds the flood water").

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Re: BBC Beyond Today - Thai cave rescue: what really happened?
« Reply #13 on: June 20, 2019, 12:17:05 pm »
(Now there's an idea for a new diet . . . just take people into a cave and leave them there with water but no food or light.)
What, the cannibalism-in-the-dark diet? :o
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