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Navy Investigating Sailor’s Death Aboard USS Carl Vinson at North Island

With a flight deck area of ​​4.5 acres, the carrier can accommodate more than 60 aircraft.
With a flight deck area of ​​4.5 acres, the carrier can accommodate more than 60 aircraft. Photo by Chris Stone

A sailor was pronounced dead Sunday on the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinsonanchored at Naval Air Station North IslandNavy officials said.

Naval District Southwest Federal firefighters responded to the scene in Coronado and treated the sailor, said Lt. Cmdr. Christina Gibson, the carrier’s public affairs officer.

“The Navy is investigating the circumstances of the death and there are no indications of suicide or foul play,” Gibson said.

“In accordance with Department of Defense policy, the sailor’s identity will not be released until 24 hours after next of kin has been notified,” Gibson added.

– City news service

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