Extreme diving daredevils can hold their breath for up to 4 minutes at a time. (CBS4)

Diving Daredevils Plunge Deep For Thrills

Some of us can hold our breath for 45 seconds, maybe one minute. If we’re lucky. Can you imagine doing it for four minutes?


The Valujet Memorial Monument is made up of 110 concrete pillars placed at the edge of the Everglades pointing to the crash site miles away. It’s located just off Tamiami Trail about 12 miles west of Krome Avenue. The memorial was dedicated three years after the Atlanta-bound DC-9 caught fire shortly after takeoff from Miami and crashed into the Everglades.

Doomed ValuJet Flight 592 Killed All, 16 Years Ago Today

16 years ago Friday as families were celebrating Mothers Day, Valuejet flight 592 had a date with destruction. Minutes after takeoff, the pilots of the DC-9 reported smoke in the cabin and requested a return to Miami International Airport. The plane then dropped off radar and into the Everglades, killing all 110 people aboard. It was among the worst air disasters in Florida’s history.



Oxygen Patient Burned While Smoking

When a Fort Lauderdale man reached for his morning smoke Monday, it was more than the cigarette that he lit up – it was himself as his oxygen tank ble