A US Navy Helicopter crash near the Naval Amphibious Base Coronado in the San Diego Bay has injured seven people. After the US Coast Guard assisted with the rescue of those on board, they have all been transported to medical facilities in order to treat any injuries. No fatalities have been reported from the incident.
The following is the PAN-PAN message issued by the United States Coast Guard at 7:03 pm. Note: The message indicates an airplane down, but the San Diego Union Tribune confirms a U.S. Navy helicopter went down. pic.twitter.com/nWGlyXNzWN
— SD County Fire Scanner (@SDCountyFires) January 12, 2024
It is unclear at this time why exactly the helicopter went down.