National Geographic Channel Seconds From Disaster

Season 3 Episode 3

Sinking of the Kursk

Aired Tuesday 9:00 PM Apr 18, 2006 on National Geographic
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Sinking of the Kursk
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The K-141 Kursk was a nuclear cruise missile submarine named after the Russian city "Kursk". On August 12, 2000, the Kursk sailed out to sea to perform an exercise of firing dummy torpedoes at Pyotr Velikiy. During the excercise an explosion occured and the Kursk sank. Besides all the rescue attempts, 118 people died. What caused the explosion+moreless

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