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Army helicopter with five aboard crashes off Hawaii: US Coast Guard

  • Debris was spotted near Kaena Point, Oahu by the Coast Guard Hercules and Army Black Hawk aircrews at 11:28 pm (5:28 am EDT).
File photo of a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter near Kauai, Hawaii.
Source: U.S. Pacific Fleet | FlickrCC
File photo of a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter near Kauai, Hawaii.

Emergency personnel on Wednesday were responding to reports of a downed Army Black Hawk helicopter with five crew aboard off the west coast of Hawaii, according to the United States Coast Guard.

Debris was spotted near Kaena Point, Oahu by the Coast Guard Hercules and Army Black Hawk aircrews at 11:28 pm (5:28 am EDT). Responders were searching for five missing aircrew members.