Playa del Carmen, Q.R. – A dive master and tourist died during a cenote night dive, making it the second drowning accident in one week.
The accident happened during the late evening hours of March 9 when two people entered Playa del Carmen’s Chaac Tun cenote for night diving. After entering the centoe, the pair experienced complications that led to their drowning.
The 26-year-old female was an American tourist while the instructor was a Mexican national. The prosecutor’s office will determine the cause of the accident once all facts have been received.