A Seafarer on the board of the aircraft carrier vessel USS George Washington (CVN 73) has died after falling over the board onto an adjacent services barge at 6:43 p.m., Jul 14, in the time when the vessel is at anchor in Hong Kong Harbor.
The vessel's emergency medical team instantly arrived at the scene and helped 1st-aid with no response.
The Seafarer has been taken to the vessel’s Medical department and has been declared deceased.
The reason of the accident is presently under investigation.
Per DoD regulation, the seafarer's name is being withheld until twenty-four hours after next-of-kin alert.