One dead after heli crashes into sea
One of four crewmembers who was rescued when a military helicopter went down in the Atlantic off Virginia has died, the Navy said Wednesday in a statement.
The Navy said the crewman died hours after he was rescued about 20 miles (32 kilometres) east of Virginia Beach and taken to a civilian hospital in Norfolk. Three other crew members are being evaluated at the hospital.
The search continues for a fifth crew member in the 42 degree (6 Celsius)seas.
They type of helicopter is reported to be a MH-53E Sea Dragon.
The identity of the dead crewman has not been released.
Comments on this story are pre-moderated. Before they appear, comments are reviewed by moderators to ensure they meet our submission guidelines. Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments are open and welcome for three days after the story is published. We reserve the right to close comments before then. Comments that appear on the site are not the opinion of Castanet, but only of the comment writer.
Read more World News
- Teen's wheel well flightWorld
- OK College better than OKCentral Okanagan
- 4/20ers hit Parliament HillCanada
- Kelowna Mountain opensKelowna
World Health Organization
World Trade Organization