ESPS Turia runs aground during search for crashed aircraft

first_img navaltoday Authorities Back to overview,Home naval-today Spanish minesweeper runs aground during search for crashed C-101 aircraft Spanish Navy minesweeper ESPS Turia has stranded on a beach in southeastern Spain while supporting search and rescue operations for the crashed Spanish Air Force C-101 aircraft.Air Force Commander Francisco Marín Núñez died in the aircraft crash on August 26 while the minesweeper ran aground in the early morning hours of August 27.At the time of the stranding, the ship was in the process of recovering a UUV with which it discovered parts of the crashed plane.The ship’s glass fibre-reinforced plastic hull was breached in the accident, resulting in flooding in several compartments. Weather conditions are preventing navy divers from assessing the extent damage on the hull of the minesweeper, it was further said.The navy said it is currently developing a plan for the lifting operation in front of the seaside spit La Manga del Mar Menor which has been closed for the public.The navy expects the weather conditions to improve in the next 24 hours, which will allow it to proceed with the recovery operation. View post tag: ESPS Turia August 28, 2019, by View post tag: Spanish Navy Share this article Spanish minesweeper runs aground during search for crashed C-101 aircraftlast_img read more

Local Retailers To Limit Store Access

first_imgLAKEWOOD – Some local retailers are limiting the amount of shoppers that can enter their stores, due to the Coronavirus pandemic.Walmart announced that starting Saturday, there will be a limit of no more then 5 shoppers per 1,000 square feet in their stores.In the statement by Walmart headquarters, the superstore said associates will mark a queue at a single-entry door and direct arriving customers.”Associates and signage will remind customers of the importance of social distancing while they’re waiting to enter a store – especially before it opens in the morning,” said the store in a statement. Once a store reaches its capacity, customers will be admitted inside on a “1-out-1-in” basis, explained the company.Wegmans will also be doing something similar. The store says customers will be asked to line up outside the store during busy periods to control the number of people inside. As customers leave, more will be allowed in.Finally, BJ’s in Olean will also be putting in place similar restrictions. No more than 20% of a club’s total capacity will be allowed in the building at any given time. When possible, all members are encouraged to send only one person per household to shop in-club.These policies will be in place until further notice, all stores said. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more