Navy Release: 1 crewman dies after helicopter crash

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by US Navy

WVEC.com

Posted on January 8, 2014 at 2:38 PM

Updated Wednesday, Jan 8 at 2:39 PM

ONE CREWMAN CONFIRMED DEAD IN MH-53E CRASH  

One crewman has been confirmed dead following the crash this morning of a U.S. Navy MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter in the Virginia Capes.

Three crew members are being evaluated at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital. Their conditions are not known at this time.

The search for the fifth crew member is continuing.

The identity of the deceased crew member will not be released until 24 hours after the notification of next of kin.

 

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