US Navy helicopter crash in the Pacific

(Washington) A search has been started for five crew members of a US Navy helicopter that crashed off California in the Pacific Ocean, the US military said on Tuesday.

Posted on Sep 1, 2021 at 6:43 am

The aircraft aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln was on a “routine flight” just over one hundred miles off the coast of San Diego during the accident that occurred Monday at 4:30 pm (7:30 pm EDT) removed, the US Navy Pacific Command said in a Twitter post.

One crew member was rescued, but five others are still missing, the same source said.

“Search and rescue operations are underway, with multiple air and sea assets deployed by the Coast Guard and Navy,” the message read.

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