Hamish Harding is one of the five people on board the Titan submersible which has gone lacking whereas on a dive to see the wreck of the Titanic.
Information that the previous Antarctic-based explorer and house vacationer was one of many lacking individuals was confirmed by the United Arab Emirates’ primarily based businessman’s stepson Brian Szasz on Fb.
Writing in a submit on the social media sharing web site, Brian mentioned: “Ideas and prayers for my stepfather Hamish Harding as his Submarine has gone lacking exploring Titanic.
Search and rescue mission is underway.” Because the search and rescue operation continues to search out the lacking Titan submersible and its occupants, HELLO! seems to be in any respect there’s to know concerning the lacking British billionaire under.
Who’s Hamish Harding?
Captain Hamish Harding is a Cambridge-educated pilot, world report holder and businessman. Initially from the UK, the 58-year-old has been primarily based within the United Arab Emirates for a number of years as his firm, Motion Aviation, has its headquarters in Dubai.
In line with the plane dealer’s profile on the web site for his 2019 undertaking, One Extra Orbit: “When he’s not flying jets, [Harding] lives together with his household and two golden retrievers within the United Arab Emirates, a central location for his world plane enterprise.” The web site additionally particulars that Harding has a spouse named Linda and a step-daughter named Lauren. Harding additionally has a teenage son named Giles who generally options on his social media.
Previous to his involvement with the OceanGate Titanic expedition, Harding has been part of a number of different vital explorations which have taken him from the deepest areas of the Earth’s oceans to the very best reaches of house.
In 2017, the Motion Aviation founder labored as a pilot with the Antarctic VIP tourism firm White Desert, efficiently implementing a enterprise jet service to the realm’s ice runway in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica.
The businessman has additionally visited the South Pole on a number of events, together with when he accompanied former Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin to the Pole in 2016.
Harding’s personal house exploration got here because of Jeff Bezos‘s Blue Origin NS-21 mission, which took flight on 4 June 2022.
In 2019, Harding led the One Extra Orbit mission alongside former NASA astronaut Terry Virts.
The mission’s aim was to realize the Guinness World Document for the quickest time taken to circumnavigate the earth through the North and South Poles whereas flying in a Gulfstream G650ER enterprise jet.
This report was recorded by Harding and his crew in 46 hours and 40 minutes.
In 2021, the explorer and pilot dove to the deepest level of the Mariana Trench in a two-man submarine, which he shared with fellow explorer, businessman and undersea explorer Victor Vescovo. He and Victor set the report then for the best size lined and the best time spent at such a depth.
What’s Hamish Harding’s web price?
The precise web price of Hamish Harding is unknown. Resulting from his profitable work and spectacular Aviation firm, many information retailers together with Sky Information and the BBC have reported that Harding is a billionaire personal jet vendor. Nevertheless, Forbes have mentioned he doesn’t seem on their checklist of billionaires.
What’s Hamish Harding’s enterprise Motion Aviation?
In line with their web site, Harding’s firm Motion Aviation provides prospects “world class experience in plane gross sales and acquisitions.”
The Dubai primarily based firm was arrange by Harding in 2004, and gives purchasers with the service of discovering the right jets for his or her tasks.
For instance, in September 2022, the corporate organized the customization of a Boeing 747-400 in an effort to transport a number of wild cheetahs from Namibia to India in an effort to launch the reintroduction of the massive cats to India.
Motion Aviation is part of the Motion Group, for which Harding is the founder. Harding is the chairman of Motion Aviation.