News: Successful Cave Diving Rescue in Mallorca

Spanish cave diver Xisco Gracia (54) survived 60 hours stranded in an air bell in the cave of Sa Piqueta in Cala Romantica, Mallorca after an equipment malfunction. His diving partner Guillem Mascaró was able to leave the cave to initiate the rescue whilst Gracia is reported to have been sheltering around 800m into the dive.

After an overnight stay in hospital, Gracia is reported to be resting at home and is in good spirits..

Cala Romantica is in the South East of Mallorca, home of many caves including the nearby Caves of Drac and Hams. The rugged coastline in the area reveals many more including the stunning Cova des Coloms, which is a must for visiting cavers.

Further reports can be found here in Spanish and here in English.