A U.S. military helicopter UH-60 Black Hawk, which was carrying five people, crashed in three and a half miles off the coast of Hawaii.
About the tragedy that occurred last evening around 22:00 local time, wrote on Wednesday, August 16, the website of FOX News channel.
It is reported that two of the crew of a Black Hawk conducted training exercises between Ken’s Point and airfield Dillingham – around the time when the connection was lost on the victims of the crash by helicopter, according to the coast guard.
The wreckage of the helicopter was discovered at 23:30 in the vicinity of Ken’s point, located on the island of Oahu. Currently, searches of the pilots aboard the aircraft, the rescue operation involved aircraft HC-130 Hercules, as well as coastguard vessels, patrol and staff from the office of fire safety, Honolulu.
The exact cause of the crash is not yet established, the investigation is ongoing.