French cops accidentally stow away on USS Eisenhower

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Sailors and distinguished visitors ride an aircraft elevator as part of a reception held aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during a port call to Marseille, France, on Dec. 16, 2016. According to a Navy report, three Marseille police officers were found still aboard the ship when it pulled away from port. (Anderson W. Branch/U.S. Navy)
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Sailors and distinguished visitors ride an aircraft elevator as part of a reception held aboard the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower during a port call to Marseille, France, on Dec. 16, 2016. According to a Navy report, three Marseille police officers were found still aboard the ship when it pulled away from port. (Anderson W. Branch/U.S. Navy)

French cops accidentally stow away on USS Eisenhower

by: Aaron Kidd | .
Stars and Stripes | .
published: December 24, 2016

The USS Dwight D. Eisenhower steamed away with some unexpected passengers after a port visit this week in southern France.

Three Marseille police officers, who were working security for the aircraft carrier, found themselves stuck on the moving vessel Tuesday after stepping aboard for a last-minute tour, according to a report from U.S. Naval Institute News.

The officers, who did not speak English, spent about an hour on the Ike before heading back to port on a tug boat, the report said.

A Marseille official told a French newspaper the officers “will be subject to disciplinary sanctions,” USNI News said.

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