boss Marina Indonesia, Yudo Margono, Declare this Thursday The submarine disappeared the day before, with 53 crew members on board It can hold about 72 hours of oxygen, while the search mission continues.
This is what Margono said at the press conference, he added that the search team found a The source of the large magnetic field The depth is between 50 and 100 meters, which may provide clues to the location of the submarine in the waters between Bali and Java.
Since Wednesday, more than 400 people, five ships and a helicopter have participated in the search and rescue operation. Submarine KRI Nanggala-402It was made in Germany in 1977 and was lost in naval exercises.
After disappearing and launching the search, the Ministry of Defense reported that The place where the submarine leaked oil It was detected last time.
On this point, Margono pointed out that this may be because the submarine may float at about 50 or 100 meters and the crew Could have released fuel Reduce the weight of the boat
He added that another explanation is that the fuel tank was damaged due to a ruptured fuel tank. The instrument sank at about 500 or 700 meters.
Indonesian military expresses suspicion The submarine is 700 meters underwater, And its design depth can be as low as 500 meters.
Naval spokesperson Admiral Julius Vizziono has confirmed this, he emphasized, “The submarine is designed to dive to a depth of 250 to 500 meters. Not only dangerous,” According to DPA.
Widjojono has elaborated and the first investigation showed that The fuel tank may be damaged Under the pressure of water.
Indonesian Armed Forces Seek help from Australia and Singapore Find the submarine reported in the newspaper Jakarta Post.
Singapore’s Defense Minister Ng Eun Heng said that Singapore’s naval submarine MV Swieft Rescue is heading to Indonesian waters. Participate in disaster relief work.
The authorities lost contact with KRI Nanggala-402 in the early hours of this Wednesday morning, about 40 minutes after immersion Then began to install torpedo tubes.
Vessels participating in the exercise They immediately started searching.
Four hours later, the search team found it from the helicopter Fuel leaks near the area The submarine disappeared in it.
Efe can invite the media from an Army letter signed on April 16 to report on KRI Nanggala-402’s planned military exercises this Thursday, including Practice with cannons, rockets and torpedoes Located in the Bali Strait, the island is separated from the island of Java.