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USAF helicopter crashes on Norfolk coast

Posted 1/7/2014   Updated 1/7/2014 Email story   Print story

    


Release Number: 010114

1/7/2014 - ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England  -- A U.S. Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crashed at about 6 p.m. today near Salthouse on the Norfolk coast.

The aircraft, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, was on a low-level training mission when the crash occurred. The conditions of the four crew members are unknown at this time.

As soon as additional details become available, they will be provided.



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1/12/2014 4:21:25 PM ET
Very sorry to hear about the tragic loss of the helicopter crew. Thoughts and prayers for their family and friends they leave behind
Steve Tricker, Stanton Suffolk
 
1/8/2014 12:34:19 PM ET
So saddened to hear this happened...waiting to read more information. The Air Force is awalys in my thoughts and prayers as I aslo have a son serving.Prayers go out to the families
Kathy Shinn, Loxahatchee FL
 
1/8/2014 11:30:41 AM ET
Throughts and prayers to friends and family of these lost heroes. Noble mission dangerous business that others may live
Elroy, Owego NY
 
1/8/2014 8:22:22 AM ET
It is such a tragedy RIP to all the Crew in Training and God Bless all their Familia and Loved Ones and help them ease the pain some through this Sad time
Lisa Ann Marie Chicchi, North Port Florida
 
1/8/2014 8:15:44 AM ET
Very sad at this morning's news. RIP lads. Condolences from the UK. Their families will receive unpleasant visits concerning this news. Life is precious.
Andrew Stretton, Nottingham England
 
1/8/2014 8:09:33 AM ET
As an old member of the 48th. back in France and opened Lakenheath in 1960 is is difficult to hear of a tragedy in my old outfit. My prayers go out to all.
Leo Roy, Bradenton Florida
 
1/8/2014 6:27:20 AM ET
Sending prayers for all involved and alway keeping all of our military in my prayers. True heroes
Delane Davis , Georgia
 
1/8/2014 4:44:16 AM ET
As residents of Lakenheath our condolences and prayers are with the family friends and colleagues of the deceased airmen at this sad time. God Bless you all.
Royston and Judith Reardon, Lakenheath Suffolk
 
1/8/2014 12:09:51 AM ET
Saddened by the news. Left unit about 1 year ago. Heart goes out to my unit members and their families at this tragic time.
Pat, Massatucetts
 
1/7/2014 11:39:14 PM ET
Sending prayers to all and the families. This is my daughters fellow airmen involved at her duty station in England. A sad day for USAF.
Tracyann, Texas
 
1/7/2014 11:08:09 PM ET
Very sorry to hear of the tragic loss of life this evening. My thoughts are with the families of Lakenheath at this time.
Andy Taylor, Cley next the sea
 
1/7/2014 8:46:42 PM ET
always praying for all our military for serving us... but especially for these menwomen and their families right now
shelly b., United States
 
1/7/2014 8:29:08 PM ET
PRAYING FOR ALL ABOARD.
MICHELLE CAPONI, HIGHTSTOWN NEW JERSEY
 
1/7/2014 8:13:53 PM ET
Keeping them all in my prayers and all those on the base especially tmoney SRA
joan moore, New York
 
1/7/2014 7:43:43 PM ET
So sorry to hear about the tragedy in Cley tonight. My thoughts are with their families and friends.
Maureen, Norwich
 
1/7/2014 7:40:07 PM ET
AS A RETIRED USAF SMS FROM 3 AF HQ RAF MILDENHALL. MY HEART GOES OUT TO THE FAMILY OF THE HELICOPTER CREW AND THEIR FELLOW AIRCREW SQUADRON MEMBERS. I PRAY THAT THEY SURVIVED AND JUST DISORIENTED.
titomassa, boyce la.
 
1/7/2014 6:50:06 PM ET
Prayers for all affected by this tragedy. God bless
Laurie, Arizona
 
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