What We Know About Missing Titanic Tourist Submersible So Far
What Actually Happened?
On Sunday morning, a crew of 5 individuals aboard a submersible 'Titan', which is owned by OceanGate Expeditions, descended to the site of the Titanic wreckage.
Persons On Board
British businessman Hamish Harding, French diver Paul-Henri Nargeolet, Pakistani billionaire Shahzada Dawood and his son Sulaiman Dawood and OceanGate CEO and founder Stockton Rush
Search For Missing Sub
The submarine went missing in the North Atlantic, approximately 900 miles east of Cape Cod. The incident occurred in an area with water depths reaching around 13,000 feet.
The Oxygen Factor
According to the U.S. Coast Guard, submarine had maximum of 96 hours of oxygen supply. As of 1 p.m. ET on Tuesday, the available oxygen decreased to 41 hours.
How Much Does It Cost?
Guests are charged $250,000 by OceanGate Expeditions for a spot on their eight-day expedition to observe the Titanic wreck.
The Search Is Underway
The maritime military agency had conducted search operations covering an area of 10,000 square miles. The search efforts are still underway
How deep is the Titanic wreckage?
The Titanic lies at a depth of approximately 12,500 feet below sea level. The bow and the stern separated by a distance of over 2,600 feet.