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Russia / Trapped Submarine #798810

ABC Evening News for Friday, Aug 05, 2005
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(No location given: David Wright) The race against time to save a Russian mini-submarine trapped on the Pacific Ocean floor off the Russian coast featured; virtual view shown of what happened to the sub. ["The Untold Story of the Kursk Disaster" author Robert MOORE†- says it will be very claustrophobic for the sailors.] The sinking in 1999 of the Russian submarine Kursk in the Barents Sea with all 108 submariners dying recalled. [Royal Navy Commander Jeff TALL†- says the fishing nets must be cut away to allow the sub to come up.] [Navy Deep Submergence Unit Cmdr. Kent VAN HORN†- comments on the time situation.]

Vargas, Elizabeth;
Wright, David

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