Juan Jose Garcia, 21, fell onto an aircraft elevator in a down position Friday on the USS Nimitz, the U.S. Navy said. He died the next day.
The Nimitz sailor who passed away September 28 was Logistics Specialist Seaman Juan José Garcia-Herrera, 21, a native of Chicago. The crew mourns the loss of their shipmate and memorial plans are pending. pic.twitter.com/83KwoFkf11— flynavy (@flynavy) September 30, 2019
"The crew mourns the loss of their shipmate and memorial plans are pending," the US Naval Air Forces said on Twitter.
The seaman was a logistics specialist who enlisted in 2017. The accident is under investigation.