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Search continues for 5 missing Navy sailors, despite reports


The lookup for 5 sailors lacking because their U.S. Navy helicopter crashed into the Pacific Ocean this week entered its fifth working day, inspite of conflicting stories from officers.

The Coast Guard advised Fox Information on Friday it experienced ended its lookup endeavours in the waters off San Diego the working day right before. The Coast Guard later on clarified it was nevertheless assisting the Navy in its initiatives to find the sailors.

An MH-603 Seahawk helicopter was running on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln Tuesday afternoon when it plunged off the warship and into the drinking water.  

Six other sailors experienced injuries, a person on the helicopter and 5 aboard the ship. 

“Two of the 5 Abraham Lincoln Sailors were transported ashore for treatment method, when 3 of the 5 Abraham Lincoln Sailors experienced minimum accidents and remain aboard the ship. An investigation into the lead to of the incident is underway,” the US Pacific Fleet described.

The “USS Abraham Lincoln continues to be at sea as portion of the search efforts” the Third Fleet mentioned Friday.


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