U.S. Navy Continues to Help Search for Malaysian Airliner

Department of Defense Photo Essay

  • U.S. Navy Lt. Cmdr. Mike Trumbull monitors his workstation on a P-8A Poseidon at sea, March 24, 2014, during a mission to assist in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Trumbull is a naval flight officer assigned to Patrol Squadron 16, which is deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility supporting security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric A. Pastor
  • U.S. Navy Lt. Clayton Hunt and Lt. j.g. Nicholas Horton pilot a P-8A Poseidon at sea, March 24, 2014, during a mission to assist in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Hunt and Horton are naval aviators assigned to Patrol Squadron 16, which is deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to support security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region.  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric A. Pastor
  • U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Robert Pillars looks for floating debris while aboard a P-8A Poseidon at sea, March 24, 2014, during a mission to assist in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Pillars is an aircrewman assigned to Patrol Squadron 16. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric A. Pastor
  • A U.S. Navy air crew looks for floating debris while on a P-8A Poseidon at sea, March 24, 2014, during a mission to assist in the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The crewmen are assigned to Patrol Squadron 16, which is deployed in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to support security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region. U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Eric A. Pastor
  • A U.S. Navy towed pinger locator and other ocean search and recovery assets sit in a cargo aircraft at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City, March 24, 2014, before transportation to the Indian Ocean for use during search and recovery efforts for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. The pinger locator is capable of finding emergency relocation pingers on downed aircraft up to 20,000 feet underwater. U.S. Navy photo
  • A handling crane for an autonomous underwater vehicle sits in a cargo aircraft at John F. Kennedy International Airport, New York City, March 24, 2014, before transportation to the Indian Ocean for use during search and recovery efforts for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Equipment belonging to the Naval Sea Systems Command's Supervisor of Salvage and Diving is used to try to locate the flight's cockpit voice recorder and flight data recorder. U.S. Navy photo