March 11, 2015 - Two Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk
helicopters assigned to the Hammond, La Army
National Guard were participating in a training
exercise overnight. One of the helicopters with
four aircrew and seven Marines assigned to Camp
LaJeune, N.C, was involved in an a fatal crash
over waters off Florida during a routine night
has been found near Eglin range site A-17, east
of the Navarre Bridge, which is located on a
small strip of land between Choctawhatchee Bay
and the Gulf of Mexico.
The helicopter was reported missing at about
8:30 p.m. March 10. Debris from the aircraft was
located by search and rescue team at about 2
a.m. this morning. Search and rescue efforts are
underway at the accident site currently.