17 Jun '17, 11am

#BREAKING USS Fitzgerald arrives back in Yokosuka Naval Base

#BREAKING USS Fitzgerald arrives back in Yokosuka Naval Base

YOKOSUKA NAVAL BASE, Japan – Seven sailors are missing and three more, including the commanding officer, were confirmed injured after the USS Fitzgerald collided with a merchant vessel early Saturday off the coast of Japan. Cmdr. Bryce Benson, who took the helm of the Yokosuka-based destroyer last month, is in stable condition after being evacuated by helicopter to a naval hospital in Yokosuka, Navy officials said. The other two injured sailors, who received lacerations and bruises, were flown to the same hospital, 7th Fleet announced on its Facebook page. The collision happened about 2:30 a.m. Saturday about 56 nautical miles (roughly 64 miles) southwest of Yokosuka near the Izu Peninsula, a Navy statement said. <video> The Fitzgerald was damaged above and below the water line on the starboard side near the bridge, a Navy official said. Flooding had been stabilized and sa...

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