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Offline Fulk

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Lost in Berger
« on: July 25, 2019, 01:08:35 pm »
I've heard a brief report that there is a big rescue going on down the Berger, where someone has gone missing; does anybody have any further information?

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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #1 on: July 25, 2019, 01:20:53 pm »
take a look on the site of SSF

https://www.speleo-secours.fr/?cat=6

Quick translate :

A caver went missing in the -500m zone. Currently 13 rescuers are doing a search.
Dagobert L'Ecluse (SC Avalon - Belgium)
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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #2 on: July 25, 2019, 02:13:15 pm »
There are several reports in the French press and on the Exped FB page.
It appears he separated from his group at the Canals but there is confliction in the reports as to whether he continued to descend to meet up with a group deeper in the system or he made his way out.
It appears a full scale rescue has been initiated and the gendarme have closed the access rd to Molliere

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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #3 on: July 25, 2019, 03:06:41 pm »
blimey!

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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #4 on: July 25, 2019, 03:07:14 pm »
Thanks for your replies.

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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2019, 03:20:48 pm »
Fingers crossed!

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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2019, 04:36:16 pm »
He has been found at -650m with a sprain. :clap2:


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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2019, 08:59:52 am »
Google translate still can't get it right this is one quote from the article after I hit translate...

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t's a huge stress, he says, there are 200 people there, it's like a family, and this morning there was an atmosphere of puppy, we only thought about it

Glad he is safe and well, and near at the exit, I get the gist from the article.
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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2019, 12:42:28 pm »
13:20:  The speleologist 21 years old injured an ankle in the chasm Berger and whose rescue had started on the night of Wednesday to Thursday found the open air this Friday around 13 hours. The young Rhodanian was heli-ported by the Civil Security at CHU Grenoble Alpes.   
 
https://www.ledauphine.com/isere-sud/2019/07/25/gouffre-berger-vaste-operation-de-secours-pour-retrouver-un-speleologue?fbclid=IwAR1YAKywZX5gFoBW6kEleDJZhcAeuqoLXaHJe4nC3yAdPogirKUF0l3aXRI   
   
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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #10 on: July 26, 2019, 11:06:54 pm »
Google translate still can't get it right this is one quote from the article after I hit translate...

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t's a huge stress, he says, there are 200 people there, it's like a family, and this morning there was an atmosphere of puppy, we only thought about it


Puzzled me too.  The original is "une ambiance de chiotte" - if you put this in Google translate, it's "a chilly atmosphere" which makes a bit more sense, until you translate just chiotte" - which apparently is "toilet". 

Hmmm....  A toilety atmosphere?  A poopy atmosphere?   Nous avons besoin d'un vrai Francais!

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Re: Lost in Berger
« Reply #11 on: July 27, 2019, 06:07:20 am »
= Chaotic atmosphere