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Saman Gunan Bio, Biography, Age, Wife, Father, Former Navy Seal, Death and Cause (Thai Cave Rescue )

Saman Gunan Bio (Biography)

Saman Gunan was a former Member of Thailand’s elite Navy Seal unit. He was part of the rescue team on Chiang Rai in an operation to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a cave complex in Nothern Thailand.

Saman Gunan Age

He was 38 years old as of 2018

Saman Gunan Wife

His wife was, Waleeporn Gunan

Saman Gunan Father

His father was, Wichai Gunan

Saman Gunan Death

He died on Thursday, 5 July 2018
Nationaly Thailand
Will be Remembered for  Putting his life in line to rescue 12 boys and a coach trapped inside a cave in Nothern Thailand. He was laying oxygen tanks along a potential exit rout. He died for lack of Oxygen on his way out.

Saman Gunan Biography

Saman Gunan was a former Member of Thailand’s elite Navy Seal unit. He was part of the rescue team on Chiang Rai in an operation to rescue 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped inside a cave complex in Nothern Thailand.

The 37 years old Saman Gunan, was working as a volunteer, SEAL commander Arpakorn Yookongkaew told a news conference on Friday morning (6 July, 2018). Saman died while diving to place oxygen canisters along a potential route for the upcoming extraction attempt, However, the man run out of oxygen himself and lost consciousness while trying to return.

Saman Gunan Death and Cause

Petty Officer Saman, 38, set out at 8:37pm local time on Thursday, 6 July 2018, to deliver three oxygen tanks from chamber three to where the 12 boys and their coach are located.

He completed his task but on the way back lost consciousness. His diving partner performed CPR but was unable to revive him.

Petty Officer Saman was brought to chamber three for further check ups but was pronounced dead about 1:00am (local time) on Friday 6 July 2018.

He is one of about 80 Thai Navy SEALs. They make up the bulk of the divers that are running the rescue effort.

Rear Admiral Arpakorn said despite the tragedy, the rescuers “will continue until we accomplish our mission”.

Saman Gunan Wife, Father

His wife was, Waleeporn Gunan, and his father, Wichai Gunan. They  spoke to the BBC about their loss.

Saman Gunan Tributes

 

May his good deeds be remembered forever, Glob Intel

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Moses Njoroge is the Senior Editor at Glob Intel, a news and IT service provider company. He has a wide range of experience in freelance writing, Web/System Development and other related IT services.
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