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crew

Nautical a group of people assigned to a particular job or type of work

Crew

 

a group of soldiers directly involved in operating a field gun, mortar, machine gun, radio set, or certain other types of combat equipment.

The crew is headed by a gun (mortar or machine gun) commander. The soldiers making up the crew are called by number, and each one performs definite duties. Usually number one is the gunner, number two is the loader, and number three is the carrier. The number of crew members depends on the weapon system.

crew

The personnel who maintain and operate aircraft. The different types of crew are aircrew, ground crew (aircraft servicing personnel), and cabin crew.
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Sosing confirmed to the Manila Bulletin that he took custody of the nine crewmen after being rescued by members of the Municipal Risk Disaster Coordinating Council and said the group is now being investigated by authorities.
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Turkish crewmen are expected to return to Turkey by a plane of the Turkish Airlines later in the day.
In other cases, crewmen failed to correctly handle steadying lines, or they didn't do repairs or PMS on the davits as required.
Rescuers were pinning their hopes on the possibility that the five missing crewmen could have survived in an air pocket in the hull but conceded it would be a "miracle" if they were alive.
At the height of the Force 10 storm, the immense wave swept over the bow where the three crewmen were working.
One of the crewmen was shot dead, while Sakashita and the two others were detained.
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Moore said relatives of other crewmen, whose remains were discovered with Cameron's, helped fill in the some of the blanks this week with stories and letters of their own.
The bodies of three crewmen were recovered after an exhaustive search and efforts are still continuing to find the fourth crewman who's also feared dead.
IRAN will prosecute eight British crewmen it detained after they entered Iran's territorial waters with three military patrol boats.
Iran impounded three British military vessels and detained the eight crewmen yesterday in the Shatt-al-Arab waterway, Iraq's main link with the Persian Gulf and the border between Iraq and Iran.