Latest Ara San Juan Wreck Pictures. The wreckage of the ara san juan was finally. On 15 november 2017, the argentine submarine ara san juan disappeared off the coast of argentina while on a training exercise.
The san juan was returning to its base in the coastal city of mar del plata when contact was lost. Such indirect facts as absence of signals from main and reserve communication systems or emergency buoys, failure to find life rafts etc. The crushed wreck of an argentine submarine has been located one year after it vanished into the depths of the atlantic ocean with 44 crew members, in the country's worst naval disaster in decades.
Argentine military sub san juan missing for 1 year found deep in atlantic, military confirms.
Crew of missing argentinian submarine san juan died 'instantly' in huge explosion, claims former american navy expert. Argentina has declared three days of national mourning for the 44 sailors on board a sunken navy submarine. Experts say raising the ara san juan submarine would be an enormous undertaking costing a billion. The wreckage was found almost a year later at a depth of 800 meters (2,625 feet) east of patagonia's valdes peninsula.