Thursday, April 22, 2021

Indonesia Races To Find Missing Submarine Before It Runs Out Of Oxygen In 72 Hours


France 24: Indonesia races to find missing submarine with 53 crew members aboard 

Indonesia deployed warships Thursday in the hunt for a navy submarine that went missing with 53 crew aboard off the coast of Bali, as other nations sent vessels to help with the search. 

An oil spill where the vessel was thought to have submerged early Wednesday during regular exercises could point to damage, the navy has said, fanning fears that the Southeast Asian nation may be the latest country to suffer a fatal submarine disaster. 

The German-built KRI Nanggala 402 was scheduled to conduct live torpedo exercises when it asked for permission to dive. 

It lost contact shortly after. 

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More News On Indonesia's Missing Submarine

Indonesia looking for submarine that may be too deep to help -- AP  

Missing Indonesian submarine has 72 hours of oxygen left, navy says -- BBC 

Indonesia: Missing submarine has enough oxygen for 72 hours — navy -- DW  

Indonesia races to find missing submarine before it runs out of oxygen on Saturday -- CNN  

Time Running Out To Rescue 53 Sailors Aboard Missing Indonesian Submarine -- NPR  

Indonesia searching for missing submarine with 53 on board, calls on Australia and Singapore for help -- ABC News (Australia)  

Indonesia continues search for missing submarine carrying 53 people -- The Guardian

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