Hundreds of search teams have swarmed an area over 1,400 km2 in search of the missing submarine, which was taking passengers to see the Titanic wreck.
Ships and planes from the United States and Canada are searching for a submarine that went missing off the coast of southeastern Canada while taking tourists to see Titanic wreckage.
A boat on the surface – the Polar Prince – lost contact with the submarine, the Titan, about one hour and 45 minutes after it began diving toward the Titanic wreckage.
Does the submarine have any passengers?
A pilot and four passengers were on board, and the vessel could be submerged for 96 hours, but it was unclear whether it was still underwater or had surfaced.
One of the passengers is British billionaire Hamish Harding, according to a relative’s post on social media.
Harding’s stepson asked for “thoughts and prayers” on Facebook after Mr Harding went missing on submarine.
A few days later, the stepson removed the post, citing respect for the privacy of the family.
Earlier this week, Mr Harding posted that he would be aboard the submarine on Facebook.
He has not posted since then.
In Harding’s post, he said the expedition left on Friday, and the first dive was scheduled for Sunday.
The submarine that went missing while taking people on tours to see the Titanic used a cheap Logitech controller and other off the shelf parts.
— Ian Miles Cheong (@stillgray) June 20, 2023
Harding holds three Guinness World Records: longest duration at full ocean depth for a crewed vessel, longest distance traversed at full ocean depth for a crewed vessel and fastest circumnavigation via both poles for an aeroplane.
In March 2021, Harding and ocean explorer Victor Vescovo performed two of these feats in a two-person deep-submergence vehicle in the Mariana Trench – the deepest point in the ocean.
He traveled to space last June with fellow billionaire Bill Gates
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YouTuber Trevor Jacob behind bars for plane crash stunt
YouTuber Trevor Jacob has been sentenced to jail after orchestrating a dangerous stunt involving a plane crash in a reckless bid for views.
The shocking incident unfolded as Jacob attempted to push the boundaries of extreme content creation on his YouTube channel.
In a bid to capture the attention of his audience, Jacob embarked on a perilous mission, piloting a small plane before deliberately crashing it. The stunt, which was filmed and uploaded to his channel, garnered immediate backlash from viewers, many of whom decried the reckless behavior as dangerous and irresponsible.
Authorities swiftly intervened, launching an investigation into Jacob’s actions. Following the investigation, he was arrested and subsequently sentenced to a prison term.
The incident has raised important questions about the ethics of content creation, the pursuit of internet fame, and the potential legal consequences for those who prioritize views over safety.
Russian women want their men back from Ukraine
In a heartfelt plea, Russian women have taken to the streets demanding the safe return of their loved ones from the Ukrainian front.
The conflict in Ukraine has stretched on for years, and the toll on families has been immense. Mothers, wives, sisters, and daughters are uniting to call for an end to the fighting and the return of their men.
The women, often referred to as the “mothers of the front,” are growing increasingly frustrated with the ongoing conflict. They argue that their husbands, sons, and brothers have been away for far too long, and the human cost of the war is simply too high.
With no clear resolution in sight, their calls for peace and reconciliation are becoming more urgent.
This grassroots movement has sparked a national conversation in Russia, with many questioning the government’s handling of the conflict.
While the official stance has been to support the separatist forces in Ukraine, these women are highlighting the personal tragedies and broken families left in the wake of the war. Their determination to bring their loved ones home is palpable.
The situation raises important questions about the impact of long-term conflicts on families, the role of women in peace movements, the government’s response to public sentiment, and the prospects for a peaceful resolution in the ongoing Ukraine conflict.
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