07-Jan-14 88-26109 Sikorsky HH-60G Cley, UK (4F)

Lakenheath-based Pave Hawk helicopter crashed during a night low-level training exercise due to a multiple bird strike, killing all four on board – named as Capt Christopher S. Stover, Capt Sean M. Ruane, Technical Sergeant Dale E. Mathews and Staff Sergeant Afton M. Ponce.. The helicopter went down between a beach car park at Cley and Eastbank, near Salthouse.  See official report here

Date
January 7, 2014
Reg
88-26109
Make
Sikorsky
Model
UH-60
MSN
701306
Location
Cley-next-the-Sea, Norfolk
Country
UK
CivilMilitary
Military
Fatal
4
Operator
US-Air-Force
Link 1
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25646978
Link 2
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/four-killed-as-us-air-force-helicopter-crashes-in-norfolk-9045188.html
Link 3
http://in.reuters.com/article/2014/01/08/britain-helicopter-idINL6N0KH35Z20140108

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