Tuesday, February 28, 2012

CG helicopter crashes in bay

MOBILE, Ala. -- A U.S. Coast Guard MH-65 helicopter with four people aboard crashed in Mobile Bay Tuesday evening. One person was being taken to shore and three are missing, spokesman Lt. J.G. Timothy Williams told the Mobile Press-Register. The helicopter was on a training mission out of the Aviation Training Center at Mobile Regional Airport. The crash, about three miles southwest of Point Clear, was reported about 8:30 p.m. (Source: Mobile Press-Register, 02/28/12)