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USS Sampson Contributes to AirAsia Search Efforts

USS Sampson (DDG 102) is supporting the ongoing Indonesian-led search and recovery operations for the downed AirAsia flight QZ8501 and assisted in locating the crash debris field yesterday.

At the request of the Indonesian government, Sampson arrived on station in the Java Sea in the early afternoon on Dec. 30 and began assisting in the search. The ship’s MH-60R search and rescue helicopters were launched to assist in the search efforts and the crews, working with multiple Indonesian assets, … …read more

Read more here:: ASD News (Naval)

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