posted on May, 12 2015 @ 08:07 PM
A U.S. Marine helicopter has gone missing in Nepal. There were 6 Marines and 2 Nepalese soldiers on board.
At the moment Aerial searches have been suspended due the dark. The helicopter crew had just delivered relief supplies to one village, and while
making their way to he next delivery.. other crews in the area heard the pilot mention having a fuel problem.
This came after the second quake in 3 weeks. Nepalese and Pentagon authorities believe they know where the Huey was last reported. Foot crews are
making their way to the area. Para rescue is in the area practicing, but has not yet been deployed.
Not much more info as of the safety and whereabouts of the helicopter.
"The aircraft is part of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469. It had just dropped off supplies at one area and was en route to a second
Prayer and good thoughts go out to the people of Nepal and the return of the flight crew.
edit on 12-5-2015 by Bigburgh
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