Wednesday, March 11, 2015
UH-60 Goes Down Off Florida Coast, Crew Whereabouts Unknown
On the evening of Tuesday, March 10, an Army National Guard helicopter went down off the Gulf Coast of Florida. The UH-60 Black Hawk, carrying seven U.S. Marines and a crew of four soldiers, had been participating in a training exercise at Eglin Air Force Base. The area had been under heavy fog, which has continued into the morning as search-and-rescue crews work.
Earlier this morning, debris from the helicopter, and later human remains, have been recovered near Eglin Air Force Base. Further details have not been revealed, and search-and-rescue teams are continuing their efforts.
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