Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

Wreckage of missing USMC chopper found in Nepal

SAN DIEGO – The wreckage of a helicopter believed to have crashed while carrying six U.S. Marines and two Nepalese soldiers has been found on a Himalayan hillside in earthquake-stricken Nepal, Department of Defense officials announced today. In an early morning press conference USMC Lt. Gen. John Wissler, Commanding General, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Joint Task Force 505 and […]

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta

BREAKING NEWS: Search continues for crew of Camp Pendleton-based helicopter, which includes Marine from Murrieta

CAMP PENDLETON – The search is continuing today (Wed., May 13) for the crew of a Camp Pendleton-based helicopter that disappeared while carrying out humanitarian duties in earthquake-stricken Nepal. One of the crew members is reportedly Eric Seaman of Murrieta. The chopper, which belongs to Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 469, went missing hours after a magnitude-7.3 earthquake […]