Ocean gate submarine titan destroyed, all five passengers died
Pakistani businessman Prince Dawood and his son Sulaiman Dawood are also died.
Boston (Washington Post, New York Times) U.S. Coast Guard has found the the wreckage of the tourist submarine Titan, which went missing during its journey to the Titanic wreck in the Atlantic Ocean.
The Oceangate submarine’s owner, and the US Coast Guards have confirmed the death of all five passengers, including Pakistani businessman Prince Dawood and his son Sulaiman Dawood.
According to Oceangate’s announcement the names of persons in Titan are as under:
- Stockton Rush, Oceangate Company CEO
- Hamish Harding, a British billionaire
- Paul Henry, French submarine operator
- Prince Dawood, Pakistani born American businessman
- Sulaiman Dawood, son of Prince Dawood
The US Coast Guard has said that the ill-fated Titan is likely to have been wrecked in the Atlantic Ocean due to heavy pressure of water. The chances of finding the bodies of all the passengers aboard the submarine Oceangate are rare.
U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral John W. Mauger has told reporters in Boston that debris of the wrecked Titan, has been found on the ocean floor near the wreckage of the Titanic, appeared to have been crushed by the extreme pressure on the tourist submarine.
He has further said that the families of the deceased have been informed. He, as the US Coast Guard Commander, has also expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased.
British Foreign Minister James Cleverley has also expressed his condolences to the families of the deceased.
Earlier, the US Coast Guard announced that a drone submarine had found wreckage near the Titanic, which was being investigated. The search operation continued for the fourth day. Aid agencies feared that Titan might have run out of oxygen supplies. The hope of survival of the passengers aboard the Titan was reduced. The US Coast Guard announced the continuation of the search operation despite fears of running out of oxygen supplies, in which an area of 20,000 kilometers was searched. The US Coast Guard said in a statement that Horizon Arctic’s ROV found debris on the ocean floor near the wreck of the Titanic.
Speaking to experts this week, many feared that Titan might have exploded due to its inability to withstand the pressure of the water, and that the debris that was discovered may have belonged to it.
It should be noted that this submarine departed from the Canadian island of Newfoundland. According to the US Coast Guard, the submarine Titan lost contact an hour and 45 minutes into its journey on Sunday.
The wreck of the Titanic lies at a depth of 3,800 feet in the Atlantic Ocean, about 600 kilometers off the coast of Newfoundland.