Canada launches investigation into submarine implosion incident

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board has launched an investigation into the implosion of the aircraft. Giantan underwater vessel that exploded en route to the wreckage of a sunken ship with five people on board. TitanicBritish ocean liner that sank after hitting an iceberg in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912.

The submersible was owned by the US-based company Oceangate Expeditions. the support ship, polar princeHowever, it is a Canadian flag ship.

“The Canadian Transport Safety Board (TSB) has launched an investigation into a fatality involving a Canadian-flagged vessel.” polar prince and privately operated submarines Giant‘, the board said in a statement on Friday, raising questions about the safety of the ill-fated expedition. The commission said an investigative team had been dispatched to St. John’s, Newfoundland, to gather information and conduct interviews.

U.S. officials also said they were investigating.

“The U.S. Coast Guard has declared the ship lost. Giant The submarine is believed to be a serious maritime casualty and will lead the investigation. The NTSB is participating in the investigation and will contribute to that effort. The USCG is responding to all media inquiries related to this investigation,” said the National Transportation Safety Board. said in a tweet on Friday.

of polar prince lost contact with Giant One hour and 45 minutes after the submarine began its descent on Sunday.

Responders rushed the equipment to the site of the remains of the bodies. Giant Discovered. 5 major fragments of 6.7 meters Giant U.S. Coast Guard officials said it was found in the rubble pit left behind after the collapse, including two parts of the ship’s tail cone and pressure-resistant hull. There is no mention of whether any human remains were sighted.

FILE – This undated image provided by OceanGate Expeditions in June 2021 shows the company’s Titan submarine.

Oceangate Expeditions said in a statement that the five people on board were the company’s CEO Stockton Rush, Shazada Darwood and his sons Sleman Durwood, Hamish Harding and Paul Henri Nargiolet. said it was.

Questions have been raised about the safety of the submarine since it went missing on air for about four days.

“We also know there are many questions about when, how and why this happened,” said Maj. Gen. John Mauger of the 1st Coast Guard Division. “We are currently trying to collect as much information as possible about these questions.”

In 2018, David Roshridge, former director of ocean operations at Oceangate, questioned the methods the company used to ensure the structural viability of its hulls, The Associated Press reports.

Filmmaker James Cameron, who directed the 1997 Academy Award-winning film Titanic In an interview with the BBC, he, who has dived into the wreckage of a passenger ship several times on other deep-sea submersibles, said “a very tragic event” happened when he heard that the submersible had lost communication and navigation. said he was convinced.

“For me, there was no doubt,” he said.

He told the BBC that the news about air supply and underwater noise was a “long nightmare show” to give false hope to the families of passengers. Cameron said once the remote-controlled vehicle reaches the ship’s depth, it is likely to be spotted “within hours, perhaps minutes”.

Arthur Loibl, Passenger Giant Two years ago, I described a trip to. Titanic as a “special attack”. “Imagine a metal tube a few meters long and a metal plate for the floor,” said the retired German businessman. doing.”

“We need to stop, stop and ask the question, why would you want to go there?” said. Titanic And how can I get there safely? ”

Some information is from Associated Press and Reuters. Canada launches investigation into submarine implosion incident

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