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2 Sailors From Florida, 1 From Louisiana Die in Crash

US Navy identifies victims of Wednesday's aircraft crash

(Newser) - The US Navy says two sailors from Florida and another from Louisiana died in an aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea, the AP reports. In a news release, the Navy's 7th Fleet said the families of Lt. Steven Combs and Airman apprentice Bryan Grosso of Florida and airman Matthew... More »

3 Navy Sailors Still Missing After Pacific Crash

8 rescued personnel are in good condition

(Newser) - US and Japanese ships and aircraft were searching in the Philippine Sea on Thursday for three sailors missing since a US Navy aircraft crashed a day earlier, the AP reports. Eight people were rescued about 40 minutes after the crash of the C-2 Greyhound transport aircraft Wednesday afternoon, the Navy... More »

US Carrier Crew Exposed to Radiation From Japan

Officials say crew received a month's radiation in just one hour

(Newser) - The US aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan, sailing 100 miles off the east coast of Japan, passed through a cloud of radiation spawned by the country's crippled nuclear reactors , delivering a month's worth of radiation to the crew in just one hour, reports the New York Times . Officials stressed that the... More »

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