Canadian sailor dies in submarine accident

from CBC.ca archives | Wed, 6 Oct 2004

HALIFAX - Prime Minister Paul Martin has confirmed in the House of Commons that one crew member on the disabled sub HMCS Chicoutimi has died.

A British helicopter took three sailors to an Irish hospital after airlifting them from the Canadian submarine that is drifting without power in the Atlantic off Ireland.

Several crewmen were injured in the fire. Martin said a Lieut. Chris Saunders died while being transferred.

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