Thursday, March 12, 2015

Army UH-60 found

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. – The Army UH-60 that crashed in Northwest Florida's Santa Rosa Sound has been found and the search and rescue is now officially a recovery effort. Eleven servicemen, seven Marines and four Army, were onboard the Black Hawk that was on a training mission when it went down Tuesday. "At this point, we are not hopeful of any survivors and therefore our efforts have shifted to recovery operations," said Col. Monte Cannon, 96th Test Wing vice-commander. "Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the family members and the units where our soldiers and Marines call home." The names of the victims have not yet been released. The Army members were from Hammond, La., and the Marines from Camp Lajuene, N.C. (Source: Eglin Air Force Base, 03/12/15) Previous