The Canadian Press

2004-10-07 | Submarine In Trouble

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About a half-dozen people gathered outside the Halifax home of Lieutenant Chris Saunders to express their grief. Saunders died October 6th as the result of an electrical fire onboard the sub HMCS Chicoutimi. An Irish coroner determined that Saunders died as the result of the inhalation of hot fire gases. Meanwhile, Chief of Defense staff Ray Henault defended the purchase of the Chicoutimi and three other second-hand subs from Britain.

Date: 2004-10-07
Placeline: OTTAWA, Ontario.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 16 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << these things happen the one Board of our vessels in our aircraft in our vehicles not on a routine it's on a rare basis but the fact is that that's what we deal with the risk is what we deal with in the Canadian Forest then this does not in any way diminish the value of the submarine >>