Friday, March 20, 2015

Active recovery ops end

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – Officials at Eglin Air Force Base will conclude active recovery efforts Saturday in connection with the UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter accident March 10. Seven Marines and four Guardsmen died when the helicopter went down during training over Santa Rosa Sound, east of Navarre, Fla. The Safety Investigation Board from the Army Combat Readiness Center, Fort Rucker, Ala., has convened. Eglin will transfer responsibility of the accident site to the investigation board Saturday. All recovered human remains have been transferred to Dover AFB, Del. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 03/20/15) Previous