A United States Navy aircraft carrying 11 crew and passengers has crashed into the ocean southeast of Okinawa. According to the Japan-based 7th Seventh Fleet, it happened around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, Japan time. The aircraft was on its way to the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, which is currently in the Philippine Sea. "The names of the crew and passengers are being withheld pending next of kin notification," a statement read, in part. Search and rescue operations are underway.