Facebook Cited in Navy Helo Incident

By Staff Writer | December 28, 2010
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The U.S. Navy has released a report that describes how 10 crew members of HSM-41 from North Island NAS in San Diego caused more than $500,000 in damage to two Sikorsky MH-60R Seahawks while trying to capture images over Lake Tahoe to post on Facebook. The September incident involved both helicopters accidentally dipping into the waters of Emerald Bay after an unplanned hovering while the crew was returning from an airshow in Sacramento.
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