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Four dead in USAF Pave Hawk helicopter crash

8th January 2014 - 11:56 GMT | by Jonathan Tringham in London


An American HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter based at RAF Lakenheath in the UK has crashed off the coast of Norfolk, killing its four crew members.

On 7 January, a United States Air Force (USAF) special forces helicopter crashed near Salthouse on the Norfolk coast around 6pm, killing four US airmen, RAF Lakenheath has confirmed in a statement.

According to the statement, the HH-60G Pave Hawk ‘was performing a low-level training mission along the coast when the crash occurred’.

Recovery efforts are being coordinated by US military officials, in conjunction with UK police and the Ministry of Defence. 

Norfolk police have

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Jonathan Tringham


Jonathan Tringham

Jonathan Tringham is a former Shephard staff reporter based in the UK. Jonathan worked in …

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