08-Jan-14 Sikorsky MH-53E Virginia Beach, US-Virginia (3F)

Crashed into the ocean.  Four of five POB rescued, but two of the four later died, named as pilot Lt. Wesley Van Dorn and Naval Aircrewman 3rd Class Brian Collins.  Search for fifth person – pilot  Lt. Sean Christopher Snyder – was later abandoned

Date:
8 January, 2014
Make:
Sikorsky
Model:
CH-53
Location:
20 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach
Country:
US-Virginia
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
3
Link:
http://www.cbs8.com/story/24395846/coast-guard-navy-helicopter-down-off-virginia
Link:
http://www.navy.mil/submit/display.asp?story_id=78530

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