Owner sunken submarine Denmark arrested

Owner sunken submarine Denmark arrested

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The owner and designer of a submarine at the coast of Copenhagen sank, has been arrested on suspicion of murder or death by negligence.

The captain himself was saved, but a Swedish journalist as missing. A friend of her raised the alarm. “The woman was believed to be on board”, said a spokesman of the Danish police.

The defendant denies. He told the Swedish Thursday night shows to have been deposited on a small island in the harbor of the Danish capital before his submarine lost at. “I made a trial run to get a few things to test. There is something wrong with a ballast tank”, as quoted from news agency Ritzau him.

After the notification of the accident rescue crews with two helicopters, three marineboten and a number of privévaartuigen went looking for him. Divers discovered the wreck Friday morning at a depth of 7 metres.

Because it is not stable on the bottom was, they could not go inside. There is research going on how the 18 metres long, the UC3 Nautilus, in 2008, of stack walking, can be stabilized and lifted. The defendant skipper is on Saturday brought.

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