In Argentina dismissed the head of the Navy after the loss of the submarine
The Argentine government dismissed the commander of the country’s Navy Admiral Marcelo Truro after a month of searching for the missing submarine “San Juan”, according to Telesur.
A petition for his resignation was sent by defense Minister Oscar Aguada. According to media reports, this decision was taken due to the fact that Crura not shared with the Argentine President Mauricio Macri important information about the sub in the first hours after the disappearance of the submarine.
The Argentinean diesel submarine “San Juan” missing on 15 November, after it left the port of Ushuaia and headed to Mar del Plata. On Board was 44. Last time she gave the signal 432 km from the Atlantic coast of Argentina, and then disappeared. In the search operation involved experts from Russia, USA, Brazil, UK, Chile and other countries.
In early December, the representative of the Navy of Argentina Enrico Balbi said that there were two places where it can be “San Juan”. According to him, this is the place in the area of Cape horn at a depth of 950 and 700 m.
Defense Minister Oscar Aguada announced on 5 December that the whole crew of the “San Juan” died. He noted that “the time elapsed since the disappearance of the submarine, leaves no chance of survival.”