Navy Says 1 of 4 Crewmembers Rescued in Crash Dies

By: Virginia AP
By: Virginia AP

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- The Navy says one of four crewmembers rescued when a military helicopter went down in the Atlantic off Virginia has died.

The Navy said the crewman died Wednesday hours after he was rescued about 20 miles 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 seas.

The identity of the dead crewman has not been released.


WHSV.com is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, no links, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards.

powered by Disqus
WHSV-TV3
50 North Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 540-433-9191 - Switchboard 540-433- 4028 - Fax 540-433-2700 - News Fax

WSVF Public Inspection File

Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 239276261 - whsv.com/a?a=239276261
Gray Television, Inc.