Deepwater Horizon Sinking Footage

36 hours after the Deepwater Horizon disaster began, the burning oil rig started to sink into the sea at approximately 10 a.m. The giant steel vessel groaned and cried out for the last time as explosions announced her farewell. Firefighters later admitted that they were fighting a losing battle from the start. This footage highlights the Deepwater Horizon sinking with comments from those who battled the blaze as she went down. Related Article: Deepwater Horizon: History vs. Hollywood

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