Dubai, United Arab Emirates – US Navy on Monday night searched for the sailor missing from the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz while patrolling the North Arabian Sea..
Cmdr said the crew aboard Nimitz sounded a “man overboard” alert at 6:47 pm on Sunday. Rebecca Rebarich is the spokesperson for the 5th Fleet of the US Navy based in Bahrain. Following Nimitz’s extensive exploration, it was America’s oldest carrier in active service carrying approximately 5,000 sailors and marines.
Remich said Nimitz, guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton and other personnel of the 5th Fleet continued their search on Monday. He refused to identify the missing sailor, citing naval policy.
Nimitz, whose homeport is Bremerton, Washington, has been in the Arabian Sea since late July. It took the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower was replaced, having spent a few months of its deployment in the Arabian Sea, which saw the carrier breaking the Navy’s previous sea record. Naval officers have limited port calls due to the coronovirus epidemic.
Nimitz’s arrival at the Midge saw Iran conduct a live fireLooks like
Drill linedAfter a series of escalating incidents last year, the US drone attack between Iran and the US killing a top Iranian general in Baghdad led to. Tehran responded to the attack by hitting ballistic missiles that wounded dozens of US forces in Iraq.