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Coast Guard looking for Army helicopter that went down in Hawaii

4 years 11 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, August 16 2017 Aug 16, 2017 August 16, 2017 9:37 AM August 16, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

HONOLULU- The U.S. Coast Guard and military crews are responding to a report that an Army helicopter with five aboard went down in the ocean off Hawaii.

The Coast Guard says Wheeler Army Airfield reported losing communications late Tuesday with the crew of a UH-60 Black Hawk. Responding teams reported spotting a debris field about two miles (three kilometers) west of Kaena Point, Oahu, shortly before 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Several aircraft and boats are being used in the search. Officials say two Black Hawk crews were conducting training between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield at the time communications were

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