More sad news. UK and Irish kayakers involved in fatal incident in Ecuador

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More sad news. UK and Irish kayakers involved in fatal incident in Ecuador

Post by cathalferris » Mon Jan 22, 2018 12:05 pm

One Irish kayaker confirmed dead, and Irish and UK paddlers still missing after an incident on the Abanico river in Ecuador.

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/n ... 13874.html

Very unfortunate news, and condolences to all involved.

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Post by Mark Gawler » Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:04 pm

My condolences to the families and friends of those involved. Those of us who have paddled in Ecuador will know what a fantastic paddling destination it is, and will know that they will have been having the time of their lives. Flash floods are a real danger in Ecuador, many have returned with stories of the wall of brown water coming towards them and scrambling In to the rain forest.
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Re: More sad news. UK and Irish kayakers involved in fatal incident in Ecuador

Post by Mal Grey » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:36 pm

Very sad news, my thoughts are with family and friends, and those out there trying to help.

Found a little more info here: https://cuencahighlife.com/foreigner-ki ... t-of-loja/

An Irishman and a Brit still missing, a local paddler and US man found alive.

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Re: More sad news. UK and Irish kayakers involved in fatal incident in Ecuador

Post by jmmoxon » Tue Jan 23, 2018 4:13 pm

Second Irish paddler confirmed dead, Welsh boater Adam Vaughan still missing, Ecuadorian Joaquin Meneses & American Jeremiah Stewart survived:
http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales ... responsive

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