Navy Helicopter Crashes in Red Sea

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
By George Hatcher

A United States Navy Sikorsky MH-60S Sea Hawk assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 6 crashed in the Red Sea on Sunday. Three of the five aboard are recuperating. Two are missing and presumed dead. The crew is from Naval Air Station North Island. (San Diego)

The USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is supporting the rescue efforts. The crash is reported as an attempted landing on the deck.

The names of the two lost at sea have not been released. All of the crew wore floatation devices and safety gear-

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