OceanGate Titan Submarine
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Potential human remains and debris have been collected from the Titan submersible, the US Coast Guard announced on Wednesday.

The US Coast Guard said in a statement that it had found the evidence from the seafloor site. These pieces of the submersible had ended up after the vessel experienced a catastrophic implosion. The debris and remains will be transported for analysis.

The Coast Guard said in the statement that medical professionals from the U.S. will conduct a "formal analysis of presumed human remains that have been carefully recovered within the wreckage at the site of the incident."

The evidence will be transported by the Marine Board of Investigation (MBI) to a Coast Guard cutter, where it will then be taken to a port for analysis, reported Fox News.

There is still work to be done, according to MBI Chair Captain Jason Neubauer.

Neubauer said he is grateful for the "coordinated international and interagency support to recover and preserve this vital evidence at extreme offshore distances and depths."

He feels the evidence will provide investigators from several international jurisdictions with "critical insights into the cause of this tragedy." According to him, there is still a substantial amount of work to be done to understand the factors that led to the "catastrophic loss of the Titan and help ensure a similar tragedy does not occur again."

According to the Coast Guard, the Titan lost all contact with its surface vessel on June 18, and it was only on June 22 that its debris was found.

On Wednesday, parts of the vessel were taken off of a vessel in St. John's Harbor in Newfoundland, Canada.

The submersible, which was headed to the Titanic wreckage, imploded one hour and 45 minutes into its downward descent.

The Coast Guard announced on June 23 the death of five passengers aboard the OceanGate Titan submersible, reported Business Insider.

The Coast Guard said last week that the submersible seemed to have imploded because of a "catastrophic loss of the pressure chamber."

According to the Journal of Physics: Conference Series, an implosion would have lasted only milliseconds, likely killing everyone on board instantly.

The vessel company's founder and pilot, Stockton Rush, was one of the passengers along with a British billionaire, one of Pakistan's wealthiest businessmen and his teenage son, and a French Titanic expert.

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