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Details of incident 84

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Date January 9, 2001
Location Lake Fuchu, Japan
Water Temperature  
Boat(s) involved 1x
Boat Construction  
Outcome One dead 
Description Kagawa university's two single sculls were out on lake Fuchu (Sakaide city) and one of them; Mr. Kawai (19 years old) capsized at the centre of the lake. At first, Kawai was holding Mr. A's single scull and they tried to get to shore. But the single scull leaked so Mr. A swam to the shore and called for rescue. They couldn't find Kawai but two days later the Sakaide Police crew found him in the bottom of the lake


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