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Navy names sailors still missing after Pacific plane crash

By: CBS News
November 25, 2017 Updated: November 25, 2017 at 1:03 pm
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From left: Aviation Boatswain's Mate Airman Matthew Chialastri, of Louisiana; Lt. Steven Combs, of Florida; and Aviation Ordnanceman Airman Apprentice Bryan Grosso, of Florida, were lost in a C-2A Greyhound transport plane that crashed about halfway between Okinawa, Japan, and Guam on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. Courtesy U.S. Navy.

The U.S. Navy on Saturday identified three airmen still missing three days after a transport plane carrying them to an aircraft carrier went down in the Pacific Ocean.

On Thursday the Navy ended the search for three men, now identified as Lt. Steven Combs of Florida, Airman Matthew Chialastri of Louisiana and Airman Apprentice Bryan Grosso, also of Florida. Their families have all been notified.

Eight sailors were rescued about 40 minutes after the C-2A Greyhound crashed southeast of Okinawa and were transferred to the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier for medical evaluation. They are all in good condition.

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