The five crew members aboard the titan submersible are feared to be dead after a “catastrophic implosion” The submersible lost communication to the mother ship 1 hour and 45 minutes after it’s departure.
There was a large debris field that was spotted near the seabed near the titanic wreck site by a remotely operated vehicle .
The coast guard informed the press that they had notified the family members of the awful ordeal. They attests that it was such a painful moment for the family.
Those on board the sub are Hamish Harding 58 an explorer,Henri Nargeoloet, 77, 48 year old shahzada Dawood, his 19 year old son suleman and 61 aged Stockton Rush a co founder of OceanGate company. OceanGate company is the one that operated the submersible.
Officials say that the five could not get out since the submersible was closed from outside using bolts.The company while acknowledging their deaths celebrated them as ” true explorers who shared a distinct spirit of adventure”.