Titan sub-wreckage field
Titan sub-wreckage field, The Titan sub’s mangled wreckage was seen for the first time Wednesday, 10 days after it imploded, killing all five passengers on a deep-sea tour of the Titanic. Several large pieces of the submersible were hauled ashore, lifted by a crane from the recovery ship after it docked in Canada. Despite attempts to keep it covered, the photos appeared to show smashed electronic components, as well as the nose cone with its distinctive circular window, Canada Press said. The debris was recovered by US-based Pelagic Research Services, which said its crew on the Horizon Arctic have been “working around the clock for ten days” through “physical and mental challenges”.
First, see the fatal Titan submersible as it is brought ashore in Canada
They used specialized remote-controlled vehicles to find the wrecked sub some 12,500 feet underwater and several hundred feet away from the Titanic wreck it was headed to explore. “Bravo, and welcome back, team! You have made us all extremely proud of the job you performed without a hitch,” the company said. The debris will be examined as part of the US and Canadian investigations into the tragedy.
Authorities believe the Titan suffered a “catastrophic implosion” shortly after her immersion on Father’s Day. It was piloted by Titan’s deputy chief executive Stockton Rush, 61, who has since faced mounting controversy for seemingly ignoring major safety concerns and allowing wealthy tourists to pay $250,000 each for the ride. He died alongside French Titanic expert Paul-Henri Nargeolet, 77, British billionaire Hamish Harding, 58, prominent Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood, 48, and his 19-year-old son, Sulaiman Dawood. US and Canadian authorities are investigating the tragedy.