Navy Ends Search For 3 Missing Sailors In Philippine Sea

In an image provided by the U.S. Navy, a C-2A Greyhound assigned to Fleet Logistics Support Squadron (VRC) 30 launches from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) on Nov. 17. Three sailors are missing after the same type of plane crashed Wednesday in the Philippine Sea.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with our lost shipmates and their families,” said Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, Commander, Task Force 70, according to a U.S. Navy statement.

(Image credit: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Eduardo Otero/U.S. Navy/AP)