Navy Helicopter crashes in Kuwait

MANAMA, Bahrain (NNS) — A U.S. Navy MH-60S helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 (HSC 26) crashed at 11:22 a.m. (EST), Dec.21, while on an overland training flight at Camp Buehring, Kuwait.

All six personnel aboard the helicopter survived the crash and were transported to nearby medical facilities for evaluation. Three of the six crewmembers sustained minor injuries and received treatment. All have been released.

The crash was not a result of hostile activity.

The Navy will investigate the cause of the crash.

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