Four Airmen killed in helicopter crash
/ Published January 08, 2014
ROYAL AIR FORCE LAKENHEATH, England (AFNS) --
Four Airmen were killed in an Air Force HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crash at about 6 p.m. Jan. 7 near Salthouse on the Norfolk coast in England.
Names of the Airmen killed in the crash will be released 24 hours after next-of-kin notifications.
U.S. military officials are coordinating the recovery efforts with the U.K. police and the Ministry of Defence. The authorities have secured the crash site and established a cordon.
The aircraft, assigned to the 48th Fighter Wing, was performing a low-level training mission along the coast when the crash occurred.
As soon as additional details become available, they will be provided.
(Information courtesy of a 48th Fighter Wing press release)