Authority with Indonesia military has said on Sunday that the 53 crew members on board the Indonesian Navy submarine are dead. The news came forward after the wreckage of the Naval submarine was found on the sea floor.
The submarine went missing since Wednesday, and by Sunday, Indonesia military commander Air Chief Mashal Hadi Tjahjanto announced the discovery of the wreckage and lost of all members on board the submarine.
The news came a day after debris believed to be from the KRI Nanggala-402 submarine was found floating about two miles from the submarine’s last known location in the Bali Strait, leading military officials to change the vessel’s status from missing to sunk.- Cnn reported.
“We found and confirmed an image of Nanggala submarine parts, like horizontal steering, anchor, exterior body, vertical steering, and other submarine parts like safety suits for crew,” Tjahjanto said.
“Based on that authentic proof I declare here that the Nanggala submarine sank and all of the crew died.”