The U.S. Navy is conducting search and rescue operations in the Arabian Sea following stories of a lacking U.S. Navy sailor from the airplane carrier USS Abraham Lincoln.
A “man overboard incident” modified into as soon as reported aboard the Lincoln while working in the Arabian Sea on Wednesday, the Navy’s Fifth Fast acknowledged in an announcement.
“The Sailor’s name is being held in accordance with U.S. Navy policy,” the commentary acknowledged.
The airplane carrier and the cruiser USS Leyte Gulf were joined by a Spanish frigate and Pakistani Navy ship in the quest.
The Lincoln grew to change into possibly the most-watched airplane carrier in the enviornment after it modified into as soon as rushed to the Heart East in early Can also honest in accordance to U.S. intelligence which indicated Iran and its proxies were planning an assault on U.S. forces in the blueprint.
ABC News modified into as soon as amongst the first community of media shops current aboard the carrier when it arrived in the Heart East. On the time, U.S. officials acknowledged the Lincoln’s deployment had deterred Tehran from speak attacks against American pursuits. But now not as a lot as two weeks later, the U.S. blamed Iran for shooting down an American drone over the Strait of Hormuz.