It is unclear how many people were on board the aircraft. According to the Navy, an MH-60S Seahawk chopper typically operates with a crew of four.
“An MH-60S helicopter embarked aboard USS Abraham Lincoln
72) crashed into the sea while conducting routine flight operations approximately
60 nautical miles off the coast of San Diego at
4:30 午後. PST, 8月. 31,” the Navy’s 3rd Fleet said in the statement.
Multiple Coast Guard and Navy assets are being utilized in current search operations, the Navy said.