Diver rescued after losing consciousness in Palawan underwater search

Published March 7, 2021, 3:23 PM

by Richa Noriega

The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) rescued a diver who blacked out while on an underwater search in Palawan.

PCG/ MANILA BULLETIN

In a statement, the PCG said diver Cristetoto Faderan experienced leg cramps before losing consciousness while doing underwater search for a missing anchor of LCT PMI-7 vessel.

Faderan, according to PCG, was rented to do the job.

The Coast Guard personnel immediately rescued him and conducted cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) until the medical team arrived.

The PCG said Faderan was brought to Sta. Teresita Pier and ferried to the nearest hospital for further medical assistance.

 
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