Tourist Titanic Submarine: A tourist submarine named Siefert Titan carrying 5 people went missing after it dived into the sea on Sunday. The people onboard went to see the remains of the historic ship “Titanic.”
According to information, Pakistan’s billionaire man accompanied by his son and a British businessman is among the missing.
As per officials, the 21-foot (6.5-meter) submersible, operated by Oceangate Expeditions, dived into the sea on Sunday. But in less than two hours it lost contact with the surface.
It has an oxygen supply capability of 96 hours. At present, the Navy Force of America and Canada are searching for the submarine.
Pakistan’s billionaire businessman Shahzada Dawood, 48, and his 19-year-old son Suleman and British Hamish Harding are in the submarine.
Last week, Hamish Harding informed about his visit on social media. Shahzada Dawood family on Tuesday confirmed that he with his son also went to see Titanic and went missing.
The submarine went on an eight-day voyage to show Titanic. The cost of a ticket is two and a half million dollars i.e. about two crore rupees. During the journey, the submarine dives 3800 meters below the sea near the wreckage of the Titanic ship.
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