Wednesday, January 8, 2014
(Norfolk, VA) -- The Navy says one person has died and another crewmember is missing after one of its helicopters crashed off the Virginia coast. Three other crewmembers survived the crash of the Sea Dragon chopper, which went down a few miles off the coast of Cape Henry. The Coast Guard says a cutter and patrol boat were nearby and they began a search and rescue mission shortly after the crash. The Sea Dragon is minesweeping helicopter which was based at the Norfolk Naval Station.