- Created on Sunday, 22 September 2013 20:12
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - An MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 crashed in the central Red Sea September 22, while operating with the guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110).
The status of the five personnel on board the helicopter is still being determined.
The crash was not due to any sort of hostile activity.
USS Nimitz Carrier Strike Group is providing aircraft and small boats for search and rescue assistance.
The incident is under investigation.