In a news release, the US Coast Guard stated that the vessel’s landing frame and a rear cover were among the recovered debris.
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Additionally, “presumed human remains” were discovered within the wreckage of the submersible.
The company responsible for operating the remotely operated vehicles involved in the recovery, Pelagic Research Services, announced that they have successfully completed their offshore work.
To investigate the cause of the sub’s implosion and provide recommendations, a Marine Board of Investigation was formed over the weekend.
The board aims to gather evidence and conduct witness interviews in preparation for an upcoming public hearing, where further testimony will be presented.
The board has the authority to pursue civil or criminal sanctions if deemed necessary.
Captain Jason Neubauer, the head of the investigative board, acknowledged that there is still a significant amount of work to be done to fully comprehend the factors that led to the catastrophic loss of the Titan. The objective is to gain a comprehensive understanding of the incident and prevent similar tragedies in the future.
JUST IN: Debris From The Titanic Submarine Have Been Removed From The Ocean Floor pic.twitter.com/iMfsZZd42Q
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The recovery and investigation process surrounding the Titan submersible continues as authorities strive to uncover the circumstances surrounding the implosion. The discovery of presumed human remains underscores the gravity of the situation and the need for a thorough examination of the incident.
The insights gained from this investigation will be crucial in enhancing safety measures and preventing similar incidents from occurring again.