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Diving accident in Walchwil

After a dive, a 42-year-old man complained of feeling unwell. He was flown by Rega to a special clinic outside the canton.

The incident occurred on Sunday noon, 4 July 2021, shortly after 12:45 p.m. at the "Grafstatt diving site" in the municipality of Walchwil. A 42-year-old man was on a dive in Lake Zug with three other people. When they reached the shore together, the man complained of feeling unwell. The experienced divers immediately alerted the rescue services.

After initial medical treatment by the Zug rescue service, the victim was flown by Rega to a special clinic outside the canton.

The Zugerstrasse had to be completely closed while the patient was being rescued.

Source. Zug police

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