Transcript for Human Remains Found at Site of Military Helicopter Crash in Florida
Coast Guard spokesman confirms this morning that some military aircraft debris and human remains have been found off the coast of the Florida Panhandle. Heavy fog is hampering the continuing search for eleven troops who are on a special ops training mission last night they were in a Blackhawk helicopter which crashed into the water. It was about 8:30 PM when the chopper went missing in heavy fog after leaving Elgin air force base near Pensacola. In total seven Marines and a four member army crew. Disappeared our thoughts and prayers are with them and their families as the search and rescue continues the Marines on board were from Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The army pilots and crew were from the National Guard unit in Hammond Louisiana. They're reminder. To us that those who serve. And. Put themselves at risk both in training ending combat military officials say the Blackhawks probably went down near a remote stretch of beach between Pensacola and Destin. That area's own by the military homes used for test missions. There was fog. I do not know at this time if it was a contributing factor but when are search and rescue. Personal arrived on scene there was very limited visibility. The names of the missing troops have not been released and defense officials are not yet commenting on the exact cause of the crash. Susan folly ABC news Washington.
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