Navy says 1 of 4 crewmembers rescued in crash dies

By: The Associated Press
By: The Associated Press

Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Navy says one of four crewmembers rescued when a military helicopter went down in the Atlantic off Virginia has died.

The Navy said the crewman died Wednesday hours after he was rescued about 20 miles east of Virginia Beach and taken to a civilian hospital in Norfolk. Three other crew members are being evaluated at the hospital.

The search continues for a fifth crew member in the 42-degree seas.

The identity of the dead crewman has not been released.

(Copyright 2014. The Associated Press.)


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