USS Fitzgerald Crash: Seven Crew Members Missing Off Japan

  • Seven members of the crew of USS Fitzgerald have gone missing after the ship hit a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan. A number of people have been injured and this also includes the commanding officer of USS Fitzgerald. He was taken to the hospital following the accident in a helicopter. The collision between the container ship and the destroyer happened around 104 km to the south-west of Yokosuka. The accident happened at around 17:30 GMT.

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