The United States Navy said Tuesday that one of its helicopters crashed into the James River in Virginia. All crew members were rescued from the crash scene.
According to a press release from the Navy, an MH-60S helicopter crashed Tuesday morning into the James River while on a routine training mission. Three crew members who were aboard the helicopter were rescued and transported to Naval Medical Center Portsmouth.
The crew members’ injuries are believed to be non-life threatening, the release said.
The helicopter is assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 2, the helicopter Fleet Replacement Squadron based at Norfolk Naval Station Chambers Field.
A mishap investigation board will be assembled to find the cause of the crash.