Naval forces are conducting search and rescue operations for a lacking sailor who became aboard the usNimitz in the North Arabian Sea.
Personnel aboard the airplane service referred to as a man overboard at 6: 47 p.m. local time after they were unable to encounter the sailor on the ship, the official U.S. fifth Like a flash Twitter memoir said Sunday. The sailor became now not identified.
(1/2) @US5thFleet Assertion: “The airplane service USS Nimitz (CVN 68) & guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59) are at the moment conducting search & rescue operations in the North Arabian Sea following studies of a lacking U.S. Navy Sailor, Sept 6.”
— U.S. fifth Like a flash (@US5thFleet) September 6, 2020
The service member’s space became listed as Responsibility Situation Whereabouts Unknown, the U.S. fifth Like a flash said.
The fast said searches were continuing Monday, with the usPrinceton, U.S. Navy and Air Force aircrafts assisting in the efforts.
“We pick our shipmate’s family and guests in our hearts throughout this noteworthy time,” USS Nimitz Commanding Officer Capt. Max Clark said in a tweet Monday.
The USS Nimitz, commissioned in 1975, is the oldest airplane service in stuffed with life service.