The US Navy said that eight of 11 people were recovered from Pacific plane crash, while others remained missing. According to the statement, personnel recovery is underway and their condition will be evaluated by USS Ronald Reagan medical staff. The names of those who were on board are being withheld.
#BREAKING UPDATE: Eight personnel recovered following C2-A Greyhound crash and transferred to #USSRonaldReagan for medical eval. In good condition. Search and rescue for three personnel continues. More to follow.— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) 22 ноября 2017 г.
The Grumman C-2 Greyhound crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa at approximately 2:45 p.m. local time, the navy said earlier in the day.
#BREAKING: #USNavy aircraft crashes in #PhilippineSea carrying 11 crew and passengers en route to #USSRonaldReagan. Search and rescue underway. More to follow — https://t.co/QQkcYlAP6N (File pic) pic.twitter.com/Cf53Hdh24h— U.S. Navy (@USNavy) 22 ноября 2017 г.
The reason behind the incident remains unknown. The search operation continues.