A PROFESSIONAL diver has died while performing underwater maintenance tasks in Ibiza port in Spain’s Balearic Islands.
The 28-year-old man is believed to have suffered a cardiorespiratory arrest in the accident which has been reported as work-related.
Colleagues said the man was working at a depth of about 40-metres when he became unconscious.
They returned him to the surface where they and 061 performed CPR but his life could not be saved.
Accidente laboral en el Puerto de #Ibiza Un trabajador de 28 años que realizaba tareas de mantenimiento de los emisarios del Puerto vía subacuática ha sido encontrado inconsciente y tras ser reanimado por los servicios sanitarios del @SAMU061IB ha fallecido
— Emergències 112 Illes Balears (@112IllesBalears) March 5, 2019