Taiwan diver dies during solo night dive

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Taipei, Taiwan
# of dives
500 - 999
Not been diving for over 1yr, inexperienced, solo and night dive. Ultimately appears diver ran out of air.

Search called off at 1am, body was found floating ~200m from shore following morning by fishing boat.

Man Dies During Solo Night Dive on North Coast
According to media reports, Ms Wu had been concerned about the danger of diving, but her husband had been insistent. After not diving for more than a year, and having invested in the scuba diving equipment, Mr Wu considered it a waste of money not to put it to use.

With these reports, I simply cannot believe the diver ran out of air.

He might have had a free flow, or leak, that led to an emergency situation from which he could not recover. But I cannot believe that they just run down the air clock like Sonic the hedgehog in an underwater level and then drown.

I can also imagine the regulator simply freeflowing, after the unconcious or heart attack-stricken diver hits the ground.

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