07. Aug 2005


The Russian sailors got some of their own medicine, when they found themselves
trapped by an abandoned fishing net. If it was not for a British underwater robot
they would have died like the thousands of dolphins and turtles around the globe.


The AS-28 'Priz' minisub can operate at depths of 1,000m, but 190m is too deep to allow the crew to attempt escape (pic BBC)



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