22-Sep-13 Sikorsky MH-60S Red Sea, Bahrain (2F)

An MH-60S assigned to HSC-6 crashed in the central Red Sea Sept. 22, while operating with the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110).  Three personnel are accounted for and stable but two perished – named as Lt. Cmdr. Landon L. Jones and CW3 Jonathon Shelby Gibson.  The crash was not due to any sort of hostile activity.

Date
September 22, 2013
Make
Sikorsky
Model
UH-60
Location
Red Sea
Country
Bahrain
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
2
Operator
US-Navy
Link 1
http://www.dvidshub.net/news/114068/navcent-pao-bahrain-helo-crash-release#.Uj9vqobku1w
Link 2
http://news.sky.com/story/1145064/us-navy-helicopter-crashes-in-red-sea
Link 3
http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=76730

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