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Modest Brit cave divers get free Thai flights for life

Modest Brit cave divers get free Thai flights for life

In the video, Scott also mentions that his wife also grew up with the former Thai Navy SEAL who died during the intense Thai cave rescue mission and claims he has a personal connection with the story.

The Tham Luang cave is one of the largest cave systems in Thailand.

But Mr Volanthen credited the global team of military, navy and civilian divers who all "pulled together".

The next day, four more were rescued after a 9-hour mission.

Health officials said the boys, aged 11 to 16, would spend at least a week in hospital and some 30 days recovering at home following their ordeal.

None of the four boys who were the first group to be evacuated from the cave has a fever, and the three boys who have minor lung infections are improving, Thai officials said, adding that they are taking less medication and can eat anything they want. He said, "The situation went beyond just being a rescue mission and became a symbol of unity among man".

"How many of you?" he asked, a torch beam scanning the boys crowded on the bank.

There were several options as to how to save the boys, including keeping them in the cave until the monsoon season was over.

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"It is with great sadness that I confirm that Harry's dad passed away last night a short time after the successful rescue operation in Thailand", said Andrew Pearce, head of clinical services at SAAS MedSTAR, where Harris works. Crazy Rich Asians director Jon M Chu is reportedly directing the film, and he promised not to "whitewash" the cast as many on social media had feared.

USA media quoted the company as saying the film would be directed by Jon M Chu.

"We're just kind of here witnessing the events, gathering some contacts and everything to really tell a story about the global effort - the entire world coming together to save 13 kids trapped in this Thai cave".

"No way. Not on our watch".

"They are the ones who were responsible for their own morale and really their own safety and without them being in the state they were in we couldn't have done anything".

"There's a handsome story about human beings saving other human beings".

The trapped group in Thailand have now all been rescued from the cave, and are now recuperating in hospital.

Harris and Challen were two of 20 Australians involved in the rescue effort. The team became captured within a cave in Thailand on June 23 and survived for 18 long days before being miraculously rescued by a courageous group of global divers.