Hawaii Helicopter Crash
What: HH-65 Dolphin helicopter
Where: off Oahu,
When: September 5, 2008
Who: four-person U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew. 3 killed, one missing. Including Joshua Nichols’, Lt. Cmdr. Andrew Wischmeier, 44, of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Petty Officer 1st Class David Skimin, 38, of San Bernardino, Calif.
Missing is pilot, Cmdr. Thomas Nelson, 42.
Why:helicopter went down while conducting search and rescue drills with a 47-foot motor lifeboat