The United States Coast Guard has found more remains of the Titanic submersible, including possible human remains, as part of an investigation into the tragedy that killed five people visiting the Titanic. under the sea.
The engineers of the Marine Investigation Board who analyzed the incident were recovered and transferred on October 4, after the underwater operation, the Titan submersible remained which they found at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. “Other suspected human remains were carefully recovered from the remains of the Titan and transported for analysis by US medical professionals,” the Coast Guard said in a statement.
Investigators from the US National Transportation Safety Board and the Canadian Transportation Safety Board joined the salvage expedition as part of their respective investigations. Engineers will continue to analyze evidence and interview witnesses before a public hearing on this tragedy.
On June 25, the US Coast Guard announced an official investigation to determine the causes of the explosion and the Canadian authorities are still implementing.
The objective is to prevent the event from repeating itself and to do so a committee of experts is trying to interpret what happened to the submersible, which exploded on June 18. The engineers can also make recommendations to the competent authorities regarding the imposition of civil or criminal penalties.
After several days of searching, on June 22 the Coast Guard announced that there was “debris” found near the place where the remains of the Titanic were located. Later, he confirmed that the remains corresponded to the exterior of the Titan submersible.
Millionaire Pakistani businessman Shahzada Dawood was traveling with his son Suleman, a 19-year-old student; British explorer Hamish Harding; the French explorer Paul-Henri Nargeolet and the CEO of the company OceanGate, Stockton Rush.
The OceanGate company, owner of the submersible and operator of the expeditions, announced in July the suspension of all commercial operations and exploratory voyages.
Aboard the Titan, hikers could participate in expeditions lasting a total of eight days, although the dive to the Titanic at a depth of 3,800 meters only took about ten hours. The famous liner sank there in 1912 after colliding with an iceberg.