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US Navy probing aircraft carrier's collision with dhow in Gulf

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posted on Jul, 23 2004 @ 08:28 PM
A dhow was sunk after an incident which caused it to collided with the American aircraft carrier the John F. Kennedy the carrier was not damaged or anyone hurt but the dhow crew were not found even thought carrier launched rescue aircraft.

A dhow apparently sank after colliding with a US aircraft carrier in the Gulf overnight, but no one was injured among the crew of the USS John F. Kennedy, the US Navy's Fifth Fleet said Friday.
The fate of those aboard the dhow is so far unknown, and the incident is under investigation, said a statement issued in Bahrain, where the Fifth Fleet is based.

"During night flight operations in international waters, USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) and an unidentified dhow collided in the Arabian Gulf, at approximately 10:20 pm (1920 GMT), Thursday," the statement said.

Dhow goes down after incident with an American Carrier

[edit on 23-7-2004 by WestPoint23]


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