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Old July 16th 03, 11:34 PM
Otis Willie
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Default Helicopter Crashes in Sicily

Helicopter Crashes in Sicily

(EXCERPT) Story Number: NNS030716-11 Release Date: 7/16/2003 1:35:00

From Naval Air Station Sigonella Public Affairs

NAVAL AIR STATION SIGONELLA, Sicily (NNS) -- A helicopter from
Helicopter Support Squadron (HC) 4 crashed approximately 10 miles on
land, west southwest of Naval Air Station (NAS) Sigonella near
Palagonia, Sicily, July 16 at 5 p.m. local time (11 a.m. EST). Four
crew members were aboard at the time of the accident.

Firefighters and security from NAS Sigonella are at the scene of the

The status of crew members are unknown. The names of the crew members
are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.

HC-4 provides heavy helicopt...

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Otis Willie
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