Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Navy Helicopter Crashed Into River During Training

Navy helicopter crashes in river
CNN
By Jamie Crawford
Updated 2:08 PM ET, Tue June 14, 2016

(CNN)An MH-60S helicopter crashed in the James River in Virginia during a training mission Tuesday but all crew members were rescued, the Navy said.

The three crew members were taken to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth with non-life threatening injuries, the Navy said in a press release, while adding that the helicopter was based at Norfolk Navy Station Chambers Field.

The Navy announced an investigation to look into Tuesday's incident in Virginia to determine its cause.

The incident follows several recent crashes involving military aircraft during training exercises.
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