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Navy Ends Search For 3 Missing Sailors In Philippine Sea

In an picture supposing by a U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound reserved to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 launches from a moody rug of a aircraft conduit USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) on Nov. 17. Three sailors are blank after a same form of craft crashed Wednesday in a Philippine Sea.

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In an picture supposing by a U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound reserved to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 launches from a moody rug of a aircraft conduit USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) on Nov. 17. Three sailors are blank after a same form of craft crashed Wednesday in a Philippine Sea.

Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eduardo Otero/U.S. Navy/AP

The U.S. Navy announced it has finished a hunt and rescue operations for 3 blank sailors who left after a pile-up of a ride craft on Wednesday in a Philippine Sea southeast of Okinawa, Japan.

“The U.S. Navy ceased hunt and rescue operations during 10:00 a.m. Japan Standard Time on Nov. 24 for 3 Sailors not immediately recovered after a C-2A Greyhound crashed on a afternoon of Nov. 22,” a Navy pronounced in a statement.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with a mislaid shipmates and their families,” pronounced Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, Commander, Task Force 70, according to a statement. “As formidable as this is, we are grateful for a fast and effective response that led to a rescue of 8 of a shipmates, and we conclude a professionalism and loyalty shown by all who participated in a hunt efforts.”

The names of a 3 blank sailors have not been released.

Eight other sailors were discovered shortly after a crash. “All are in good condition during this time,” a matter said.

The twin-engine, propeller-driven C-2A Greyhound, used to packet organisation and cargo, was carrying 11 organisation and passengers and was on a approach to a aircraft conduit USS Ronald Reagan (CVN76) when it crashed.

“An review is now underway,” a U.S. Navy matter said.

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