Jump to content
Navy Forum for Enlisted, Reserves, Veterans, Chiefs & Spouses

Sailor Dies Following Marine Helicopter Accident at Camp Pendleton

Rate this topic


Recommended Posts

A sailor died Saturday from injuries sustained during a helicopter accident earlier this week at Camp Pendleton, Calif.

The sailor, assigned to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing was struck by the tail rotor blade of a Marine UH-1Y Venom helicopter in the early evening on Wednesday local time, according to a statement from 3rd MAW.

The sailor was transported to the nearby Scripps La Jolla Medical Facility for treatment and was in critical condition until the sailor passed away just before 6 a.m. local time. The name is being withheld pending 24-hour next-of-kin notification. https://news.usni.org/2018/02/24/sailor-dies-following-marine-helicopter-accident-camp-pendleton

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Who's Online   0 Members, 0 Anonymous, 15 Guests (See full list)

    • There are no registered users currently online
  • Popular Contributors

    1. 1
  • 📜 Latest Posts

    1. 0

      US Navy destroyer makes rare port call in New Zealand

    2. 0

      Navy putting chaplains aboard every destroyer in the fleet

    3. 0

      Pentagon announces new group to counter UFO threat

  • Create New...