SEARCH & RESCUE: Deployed After Two Marine Helicopters Crash Off the Coast of…

Screen Shot 2016-01-15 at 9.21.38 AMHow do two Marine Corps helicopters collide? Something is off about this.

The Coast Guard is conducting a search and rescue operation for two Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters believed to have collided off the coast of Oahu, the Marine Corps confirmed to USNI News.

The two aircraft are from Marine Heavy Helicopter Squadron (HMH) 463, Marine Aircraft Group 24, 1st Marine Air Wing out of Marine Corps Air Station Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Marine Corps Headquarters confirmed, though it is unclear how many personnel were onboard the two helicopters.

Marine Corps Forces Pacific could not be reached by USNI News for additional information.

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