US Sailor in critical condition following accident at Camp Pendleton

chlmkahbr

first_img February 23, 2018 Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter KUSI Newsroom, Posted: February 23, 2018 KUSI Newsroom US Sailor in critical condition following accident at Camp Pendleton CAMP PENDLETON (KUSI) — A Navy sailor was in a hospital in critical condition Friday after being struck by a spinning helicopter tail-rotor blade at Camp Pendleton, military authorities reported.The accident at the Marine Corps station near Oceanside occurred Wednesday evening, according to 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing public affairs.The UH-1Y “Venom” utility aircraft was on a flight deck at the time of the accident, which took place shortly after 6 p.m.The name of the victim, who is assigned to the 3rd MAW, was not released.An investigation into the cause of the accident is ongoing, according to the air wing. last_img

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *