Photos: Honoring victims of Alaska Airlines crash off Ventura, 10 years later
Eighty-three passengers and five crew members died Jan. 31, 2000, when the jetliner from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, plunged into the Pacific Ocean. There were no survivors.
A Coast Guard cutter sat off Port Hueneme as those attending Sunday's memorial walked to the beach to release balloons and place flowers in the water.
A United States Coast Guard helicopter flew over the memorial event at Port Hueneme before flying to the crash site off Anacapa Island and releasing roses.
-- Scott Harrison
See more of Harrison's photo essay on the memorial here.