MOBILE BAY, Alabama (Feb. 29) – Authorities confirmed on Wednesday that at least one dead and three remains missing in a United States Coast Guard (USCG) helicopter crash in Mobile Bay in Alabama on Tuesday evening. There were total four on board at the time of accident.
|U.S. Coast Guard Chopper Crashed in Alabama Killed 1, Missing 3|
The Coast Guard MH-65C helicopter went down for some unknown reasons at about 7:40 p.m. local time. The chopper crashed around 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from the shore in Mobile Bay, a Gulf of Mexico bay which is located in the state of Alabama.
A team of Coast Guards Navigation boat found a body of a crew member soon after the accident that was later declared as dead; but identity was not immediately released. Search operation for the remaining three missing crew members was continuing on Wednesday.
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