The explosion of the submarine Titan did not come as a surprise

The director of the movie “Titanic” James Cameron, which achieved great success in 1997, revealed that the news of Titan submarine explosionThe Titanic, which went missing in the North Atlantic Ocean during a voyage to explore the wreckage of the world’s most famous ship, the Titanic, “was no surprise,” he said, pointing to a fundamental flaw in the submarine’s design.

Cameron, who conducted 33 dives to see the wreck of the ship himself, added in an interview with CNN that when he first heard the news of the submarine incident, on Monday morning, he contacted sources related to the matter, and discovered within about half an hour that the submarine Lost contact and tracking simultaneously.

strong shock

He continued: “The only scenario that can explain what happened is an implosion, a shock so strong that it wiped out a system containing the transponder used by the mother ship to track the location of the submarine.”

The director stated that he had obtained some additional information that seemed to confirm that the submarine had exploded, and added that “false hopes continued to increase as rescue teams searched for the missing passengers during the following days.”

He explained, “I later continued the search efforts, hoping that I was wrong, but I was fully aware that there was no point in searching,” and expressed his condolences to the passengers’ families.

An implosion…and 5 pieces of debris

US Coast Guard Admiral John Mauger announced yesterday evening in a press conference that an automated vehicle that can dive into the depths sent from a Canadian ship discovered wreckage of the submarine Titan at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, about 488 meters from the bow of the Titanic, and at a depth of four kilometers from the sea. The surface of the water, in a remote corner of the northern ocean. He also explained that “the debris field indicates a catastrophic implosion”.

Coast Guard officials also announced the discovery of five large fragments of the wreckage of Titan, which are 6.7 meters long, including the tail cone and two sections of the submarine’s hull. However, there was no mention of whether human remains were seen at the site.

It is noteworthy that the Titan, which is operated by the US-based Ocean Gate Expeditions, was launched on a two-hour trip on Sunday morning, but lost contact with the support ship after about an hour and 45 minutes.

On board were the British billionaire, Himish Harding (58 years), the businessman of Pakistani origin Shahzada Dawood (48 years) and his son Suleiman (19 years), the two are British citizens, in addition to the French explorer Paul Henry Nargolet (77 years). and founder and CEO of Oceangate Expeditions, Rush Stockton, on a trip that cost each of them $250,000 and, most importantly, their lives.

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