A submersible craft for tourists that takes people to see the wreckage of the titanic has been declared missing, and search and rescue operations have begun. The craft is owned by OceanGate, who charges 250,000$ for one seat on the craft. The wreck of the titanic sits 3,800m below surface. The craft, named the ‘Titan Submersible’, holds 5 people, and typically carries with it a 4 day supply of oxygen. It is capable of diving to a depth of 4,000m.
Reportedly, the rescue operations are involving several deep-sea organizations/companies and a number of government agencies. The wreckage sits 600km south off the coast of Newfoundland, Canada.