Crew Safe after Helicopter Landing Accident

An MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 6 based at Naval Air Station North Island rolled on its side while landing during a routine training mission near Naval Air Station Fallon, Nevada, at approximately 1430, PDT, Sept. 2.

 

All five crew members aboard — two pilots and three enlisted aircrew — are accounted for and safe with no significant injuries. All five crew members were transported to Naval Air Station Fallon medical facilities for evaluation.

A safety investigation will be convened to determine the cause of the mishap.

Press Release, September 03, 2014; Image: US Navy

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