Accident Database

Report ID# 115258

  • Flush Drowning
  • Does not Apply
  • Cold Water
  • One Boat Trip
  • Poor Planning
  • Solo Paddling

Accident Description

Bjørn Debacker, a 41-year old Belgian Engineer, was presumably separated from his packraft due to wind and waves while crossing Þingvallavatn lake. Bjørn’s empty raft and pack were found on the southern shore of the lake, ~12 km away from where he camped the night before (northern shore).

The actual date of this incident is unknown.

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