The US Coast Guard found a “debris field” near the Titanic in search of the missing submarine

Search crews race to find the missing submarine


International search crews race to find a submarine that disappeared on the Titanic wreck

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A deep-sea robot found a “debris field” while searching for A.J sub which was lost during her pregnancy five people To the wreck of the Titanic, US Coast Guard Thursday said. Experts were evaluating the discovery by a ROV, or remotely operated vehicle.

“A debris field was discovered within the search area by the ROV near the Titanic,” officials said.

Coast Guard officials are expected to discuss the findings during a news conference Thursday afternoon.

In addition to underwater robots, research planes and ships have been deployed to the North Atlantic in hopes of finding Titan’s missing 21-foot submarine.

The Coast Guard said Thursday morning that a robot had begun searching for the submarine at the bottom of the sea. Another bot was also added to the search effort on Thursday.

The submarine launched into the Atlantic Ocean from a Canadian research vessel Sunday morning, and the ship lost contact with Titan after an hour and 45 minutes of diving.

Former officials said the submarine had a limited supply of oxygen on board that could last 96 hours, or until Thursday morning.

On Wednesday, Coast Guard Capt. Jamie Frederick said the remaining oxygen is “a conversation going on” but not the only detail being considered in continuing the search.

The co-founder of the company that owns the branch, OceanGate, said Thursday was a “crucial day” in the research. in statement on FacebookGuillermo Sohnlein said the group may have extended life support supplies by “relaxing as much as possible”.

“I firmly believe that the amount of time available to save them is longer than most people think,” Sunline said.

This is a breaking news story. Check back for updates.



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