Argentina announced the termination of search of the crew of the submarine San Juan

Argentina stops the operation to rescue the 44 missing sailors of the submarine San Juan. This was reported by the official representative of naval forces of the country Enrique Balbi, writes local newspaper La Nacion.

He recalled that the search for the crew engaged in rescue workers from 18 countries. So, in search of the crew involved 28 vessels, nine aircraft and 4040 people from USA, UK, Russia, France, Norway, Chile, Brazil and Uruguay.

Now starts the phase of search of the submarine, but in this phase will involve other resources. The search continues on the seabed.

About the loss of the San Juan, on Board of which there are 44 people in the Navy of Argentina reported November 17. She walked from the port of Ushuaia in the port of Mar del Plata in the Central region of the country.

In the Navy said that the last contact with the submarine occurred on 15 November.

19 Nov Navy of Argentina has announced that it has received seven signals from the submarine. They lasted from four to 36 seconds. Contact could not be established.

On 22 November, the newspaper Clarin wrote that the U.S. air force plane during the search for the Argentine submarine found a large «metal object».

November 23, Balbi said that in the area of the disappearance of the Argentine submarine San Juan recorded «abnormal, non-nuclear, powerful, and short.»

San Juan built in Germany, the Navy of Argentina, the submarine entered in 1985. Length diesel submarines reaches 66 meters, it can reach speeds up to 25 knots. The ship may be under water up to two days, not rising to the surface.




Argentina announced the termination of search of the crew of the submarine San Juan 01.12.2017

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