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Marine from Baton Rouge among 4 killed in California helicopter crash

Marine from Baton Rouge among 4 killed in California helicopter crash

The servicemen were aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion that went down roughly 15 miles west of El Centro about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.

On Oct. 19, 2016, a Super Stallion from the "Warhorse" of Miramar-based Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron 465 struck a shipping container at Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona during reduced visibility landing training.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated and the identity of the crew members is being withheld for 24 hours until their family are notified.

A US military helicopter, the CH-53E Super Stallion, airlifts humanitarian aid to be dropped in affected regions around Pariaman, north of Padang, Indonesia, Oct. 10, 2009.

The Latest on a deadly Marine helicopter crash in the California desert.

The helicopter was assigned to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing out of the Miramar air station in San Diego.

The most recent serious mishap involving a CH-53E occurred in the early evening of October 10 near Futenma Marine Corps Air Station in Japan.

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At Least 4 people passed away as U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed in Southern California.

Such landings also require extremely good communication among a team, since some crew members might not be able to see anything at all, she said.

The president tweeted Wednesday that his thoughts and prayers were with those who lost their lives.

The Naval Safety Center had recorded 23 air fatalities involving Navy and Marine Corps crews over the previous 12 months before Tuesday's crash.

Holley's personal awards consist of the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal (fourth award), Air Medal-Strike/Flight (ninth award), and the Navy and Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal (fourth award). Gen. Mark Wise, commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, said in a statement.

Authorities aren't releasing the names of the victims or their home towns.


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