Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Dive Death Businessman's Family Tell of Devastation; Tragedy: Colin Kleinman Died on a Routine Diving Trip

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Dive Death Businessman's Family Tell of Devastation; Tragedy: Colin Kleinman Died on a Routine Diving Trip

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Byline: RASHID RAZAQ

THE family of a company director from London today spoke of theirdevastation after he died while on a diving trip.

Colin Kleinman, 65, from Oakwood, north London, complained to his dive "buddy"of feeling unwell after they resurfaced from a descent off the south coast.

Seconds later he fell unconscious and had to be airlifted to hospital by acoastguard helicopter.

Despite attempts to revive him, Mr Kleinman died on arrival. A post-mortemexamination is due to be held but police are not treating the death assuspicious.

Mr Kleinman, who ran his own freight forwarding business, had been staying at aholiday home with his wife Lilian, 61, in Swanage, Dorset, when the tragedyhappened. His daughter Zoe, 29, said today: "We are going to miss him so much.

Dad was a kind and generous man and was always active with a wicked sense offun. He loved life and joked that he intended to live forever.

"He was incredibly fit and active and did not smoke or drink. …

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