The Titan submersible lost communications with its support vessel last month, during a descent to the wreck of the historic ship 12,500 feet beneath the surface.
Just over four days later parts of the ship were recovered after it was said to have suffered a ‘catastrophic implosion’.
Just yesterday it was revealed the five passengers aboard the Titan would have known their fate for a minute before they died, according to an expert.
Spanish submarine expert José Luis Martín says the submersible, would have ‘popped like a balloon’ after freefalling for around 3,000 feet due to the rapid change in pressure.
He suggested the ‘freefall’ would have lasted between 48 and 71 seconds, with the vessel’s five passengers aware of what was about to happen
Tourists Hamish Harding, 58, Shahzada Dawood, 48, and his son Suleman Dawood, 19, French Navy pilot Paul-Henry (PH) Nargeolet and OceanGate CEO Stockton Rush all died on the submersible.
The new animation, using an open-source software called Blender, showed how Titan’s ‘experimental design’ was different to existing sub technology which uses steel, titanium and aluminum.
The YouTube channel took 12 hours to plug in data about OceanGate into the 3D modelling software to create the dynamic animation for viewers.
Ultimately, the experts claim, it was Titan’s carbon fiber construction that was the problem, since the material can ‘crack and break suddenly.’
The animators even created what the inside of the sub would have looked like, saying: ‘This is probably one of the basic deep diving submarine you will ever see [sic].’
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