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US Navy Helicopter Crashes in Kuwait, Entire Crew Survives

By Staff Writer | December 23, 2014

Attack, Emergency Medical Service, Observation/Patrol, Special Ops

A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 (HSC 26) crashed at 11:22 a.m. (EST), Dec. 21, while on an overland training flight at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

All six personnel aboard the helicopter survived the crash and were transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation. Three of the six crew members sustained minor injuries and received treatment. All have been released.

The Navy will investigate the cause of the crash, but says it was not a result of hostile activity.

For more news from Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/5th Fleet, visit www.navy.mil/local/cusnc.

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