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East coast Navy helicopter accident claims life of one crew member


This news story was published on January 8, 2014.
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NORFOLK, Va. (NNS) — One crew member 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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