US Navy MH-60S lost at sea, search and rescue underway

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US Navy MH-60S lost at sea, search and rescue underway

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From local news station here in San Diego:

https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/ ... iego-coast

MH-60S crashed off the Lincoln, Coast Guard and Navy looking for crew. That's pretty much everything in the article.

I was at the beach shooting the Goshawks landing, and the tower cancelled the take off clearance for some aircraft, saying only something like 'ship is not accepting any more aircraft at this time.'
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HSC-8 is the unit involved.
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Very preliminary explanation posted at navalsafetycenter: " MH-60S touched down onboard CVN-72. Experienced side-to-side vibrations causing
main rotor to strike flight deck. A/C fell over side." One crewman was pulled from the water, other 5 crew lost with the helicopter. 5 additional deck crew injured, some treated on board ship, at least 1 was taken to shore for treatment.

https://navalsafetycenter.navy.mil/Port ... 090121.pdf ...scroll to p.28
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