Coast Guard Confirms Tragic Fate of Missing Titanic Submersible: Catastrophic Pressure Loss Leads to Implosion, Resulting in the Death of All Five Passengers
In a somber announcement on Thursday, Coast Guard Rear Adm. John Mauger confirmed the distressing news regarding the missing Titanic submersible. The vessel reportedly suffered a catastrophic loss of pressure, causing it to implode and tragically claim the lives of all five passengers on board.
The discovery was made by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV), which located a portion of the Titan approximately 1,600 feet away from the bow of the Titanic wreck on the sea floor, as revealed by Coast Guard officials. US Navy Director of Salvage Operations and Ocean Engineering, Paul Hankins, further disclosed that five distinct major fragments from the submersible, known as the “Titan,” were found in the vicinity. Additionally, the ends of the pressure hull were found at separate locations, adding to the overall devastation of the incident.
“This is an incredibly unforgiving environment down there on the sea floor and the debris is consistent with a catastrophic implosion of the vessel. Upon this determination we immediately notified the families.
“I can only imagine what this has been like for them and I hope that this discovery provides some solace during this difficult time,” Mauger, the First Coast Guard District commander, told reporters.
OceanGate Expeditions, the company responsible for operating the deep-sea submersible, expressed their profound sorrow for the five individuals aboard in a statement released just moments before the news conference.
According to reports, individuals interested in visiting the Titanic wreckage are required to pay up to $250,000 per person for the privilege.