Two dead following Navy helicopter crash off Va. Beach | kvue.com Austin


UPDATE 1/9: New assets responding to the search Thursday morning, according to Va. Beach Fire and Rescue:

A regional maritime response vehicle that’s housed/maintained in Va. Beach to serve as a mobile command boat; Fireboat 1 out of Lynnhaven Marina; Va. Beach police boat with side-scan sonar. The 40-foot Metal Shark is a full climate control year-around vessel. Police tell WVEC.com it carries a crew of 4 with additional personnel capabilities.

\”They will be utilizing our High-Definition Towed Side-Scan SONAR. This SONAR has the capabilities of providing High-Definition real time video of the ocean floor,\” explained MPO Tonya Borman.

Coast Guard Cutter Shearwater and Navy helicopters searched through the night for the missing crewman.

via Two dead following Navy helicopter crash off Va. Beach | kvue.com Austin.

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