Submariners perish after fall into sea
Friday, December 29, 2006
Not many details as of yet...just saw this come up on the Telegraph UK:
Two US submarine crew die off Devon coast
By Sally Peck and agenciesLast Updated: 5:29pm GMT 29/12/2006
Two crew members from the American submarine the USS Minneapolis have died after falling overboard as the vessel left England today.
A US military spokesman said: "Four sailors from the USS Minneapolis fell overboard today when getting under way from Devonport.
"All four were rescued and taken to hospital where two were pronounced dead. The other two were checked and have been released.
"The names of the sailors are being withheld until their next of kin have been informed.
"The submarine had just completed a week long visit to Plymouth."...
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