Off the coast of Argentina lost submarine

© AFP 2017 / Telam/Alejandro MoritzАргентинская submarine San Juan. Archival photoOff the coast of Argentina lost submarine© AFP 2017 / Telam/Alejandro Moritz

Military submarine «San Juan» of the Navy of Argentina’s disappeared off the coast of the South American country. This is stated in the message of the naval forces on Twitter.

On Board there are 44 crew members.

The submarine ceased to go on air Wednesday on the way from the port of Ushuaia in the city of Mar del Plata. On her search sent planes and ships. They are in the area where the submarine was fixed last time.

According to the newspaper Clarín, on the submarine could have caused a fire or a technical failure.

Relatives of the crew members have already been informed about the incident.

«San Juan» was built in Germany, the Navy of Argentina, the submarine entered in 1985. Length diesel submarines reaches 66 meters, it can reach speeds up to 25 knots. The ship may be under water up to two days, not rising to the surface.

Off the coast of Argentina lost submarine