Published: Fri, October 19, 2018
People | By Leon Thompson

Seahawk helicopter crashed on the USS Ronald Reagan’s flight deck

Seahawk helicopter crashed on the USS Ronald Reagan’s flight deck

Families of the injured personnel have been notified, Navy officials said.

Several people were injured Friday 19 October 2018, when a US Navy MH-60 Seahawk crashed on the USS Ronald Reagan's flight deck in the Philippine Sea, according to theScramble Magazine.

While all are in stable condition with no life-threatening injuries, some personnel were medically evacuated to a hospital in the Philippines, according to a Navy news release.

Spectators watch the US Navy's Nimitz-class aircraft carrier "USS Ronald Reagan" (CVN-76) sailing during the International Fleet Review in the sea of Seogwipo, off the island of Jeju, South Korea, on Oct 11 this year. "While some personnel will be medically evacuated ashore, none of the injuries is life-threatening", the USA 7th Fleet said in a statement.

Four people were injured on the helicopter and eight were injured on board the ship, according to the officials.

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The Navy did not give details on any damage to the helicopter or the aircraft carrier.

The Ronald Reagan Strike Group is forward-deployed to the USA 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Pacific Region.

An investigation has been opened into the cause of the crash, according to the statement.

The aircraft carrier "remains fully mission capable" and normal flight operations to support the mission of "support and security and stability in the Indo-Pacific Region" have resumed, the Navy said.

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