Progress Report June 2016 This note will update those interested in what has been happening in the Nicola 3 project over the past year.
On Sunday, 10th July 2106 in Styria / Austria an English caving team was not back in time on the surface. The team was on a several days lasting tour in the “Schwarzmooskogel-Höhlensystem”.
Ten days ago Cave Rescue, Bulgaria submitted a letter to the Chief Directorate Fire Safety and Civil Protection with a request for activation the procedure, which will allow international teams of cave rescue divers to provide support with searching activities.
After 6 dives without finding the missing diver and after discussions with the police, divers and relatives, the search was put on hold. The police have continued their investigation of the circumstances about his disappearance and they are questioning the
31st May – 1st of June After the unsuccessful five dives the cave divers team is unable to continue with the searching and returns to Plovdiv. The Cave Rescue volunteers, who support the divers, also leave the Kipilovo area. New
On 25th of May a team of scuba divers conducts an attempt to pass the syphon in the “Golemia Izvor” water cave, near the village of Kipilovo, Kotel Municipality, District of Sliven, Bulgaria.