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A infografia mostra a cronologia do incidente e as peças do submersível encontrado do campo de destroços no fundo do mar.


Titan destruído em “implosão catastrófica”

By Jordi Bou

June 23, 2023 - Um submersível com cinco pessoas numa viagem aos destroços do
Titanic sofreu “implosão catastrófica” que matou todos os passageiros,
anunciaram responsáveis da Guarda Costeira dos EUA.

Debris from the Titan submersible, which had been missing since Jun 18, was detected on Jun 22 by a robotic diving vehicle deployed from a Canadian ship as part of an international rescue effort.

Remains of the submersible, which lost contact with a surface ship about 1 hour and 45 minutes into a two-hour descent, were discovered on the seabed about 490 metres from the bow of Titanic wreck, about 3,800m below the surface, U.S. Coast Guard Rear Admiral John Mauger said.

The U.S. Navy detected sounds “consistent with an implosion” shortly after OceanGate's Titan submersible lost contact, a navy official has said.

PUBLISHED: 23/06/2023; STORY: Graphic News