John Bennett (diver)
John Bennett (1959–2004) was a British SCUBA diver who is best known for setting a world record by becoming the first person to deep dive below a depth of 300 m (1,000 ft) on self-contained breathing apparatus on 6 November 2001.
John Bennett was missing, presumed dead on 15 March 2004 in a commercial diving incident in Korea. He was declared legally dead in 2006, but the body has never been recovered. Bennett was survived by his wife Gabby and their two children, Joshua and Katie.
- Ben McDaniel, a diver who also disappeared, with speculation he did not actually die, or at least not while diving.
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