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  • Salvage crew works at Florida site of helicopter crash that killed 11

    Salvage crew works at Florida site of helicopter crash that killed 11
    The largest sections of a Black Hawk helicopter that crashed during a nighttime training mission were pulled Saturday from the waters off Florida's Panhandle amid efforts to recover the remains of all seven Marines and four soldiers who were killed.
  • Bad weather keeps helicopter wreckage 25 feet under water

    Bad weather keeps helicopter wreckage 25 feet under water
    Divers have found the wreckage of a military helicopter in just 25 feet of water after it crashed in dense fog during a Florida training mission, killing seven elite Marines and four experienced soldiers. But more bad weather Thursday delayed the recovery...

    Elite Marines killed in deadly military helicopter crash

    Elite Marines killed in deadly military helicopter crash
    Two helicopters flew in the nighttime training mission that cost the lives of seven Marines and four soldiers, but one turned back in the dense fog, military officials said Wednesday. The other exploded into pieces as it crashed in a narrow Florida...

    Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead

    Official: 11 service members missing in crash presumed dead
    Seven Marines and four soldiers aboard an Army helicopter that crashed over waters off Florida during a routine night training mission were presumed dead Wednesday, and crews found human remains despite heavy fog hampering search efforts, military...

    Edward Saylor dies at 94; Doolittle Raider who flew risky WWII raid

     Edward Saylor dies at 94; Doolittle Raider who flew risky WWII raid
    Edward J. Saylor, one of the four remaining Doolittle Raiders who bombed Japanese cities in a bold daylight attack four months after Pearl Harbor, has died. He was 94. Saylor's family said his Jan. 28 death at an assisted living facility in Sumner,...