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Navy Helicopter crashes near El Centro, Calif.; all 4 air crew survived
09 June 2022
From Commander, Naval Air Forces Public Affairs
This evening at approximately 6 p.m., an MH-60S Seahawk crashed near El Centro, Calif. while conducting a routine training flight from Naval Air Facility El Centro.
This evening at approximately 6 p.m., an MH-60S Seahawk crashed near El Centro, Calif. while conducting a routine training flight from Naval Air Facility El Centro. All four of the air crew on board survived the crash and have been safely recovered. One of the aircrew has suffered non-life threatening injuries and has been transported to a local hospital. The helicopter was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, based at Naval Air Station North Island, Calif. The U.S. Navy is investigating this incident.
For more information, please contact Cmdr. Zach Harrell at Commander, Naval Air Forces at firstname.lastname@example.org or 619-726-3749.