Indonesian authorities declared the submarine KRI Nanggala 402 of the national navy (Navy), the crew of which stopped communicating on April 21, sunk. It was reported on Saturday, April 24, BBC News.
It is noted that all 53 people are believed dead. Scans found the submarine at a depth of 850 meters. This, according to the Indonesian Navy (Navy), far exceeds its stability limit.
Earlier in the day it became known that the wreckage of KRI Nanggala 402 was found in the waters off the coast of Bali. According to the publication RTE, among the items found were a piece of a torpedo, a bottle of liquid used to lubricate the submarine’s periscope, as well as a prayer rug.
The Indonesian submarine KRI Nanggala 402 stopped communicating on April 21. The vessel, which had 53 people aboard, was conducting practice torpedo launches. The submarine disappeared about 60 miles north of Bali. It was noted that her oxygen supply had run out, presumably at 3 a.m. local time on Friday, April 23. Russia, the U.S., France, Germany, India, and Turkey offered to help in her search.