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Navy divers size up debris left by helicopters

  • COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARD

    The USNS Salvor (T-ARS 52), a safeguard-class salvage ship from Military Sealift Command, serves as a support platform for Navy Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit-1 conducting underwater searches in the last known position of two Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters off the North Shore of Oahu on Jan. 18.

  • COURTESY U.S. COAST GUARD

    Navy Mobile Diving and Salvage Unit-1 conducts underwater searches in the last known position of two Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion helicopters off the North Shore of Oahu on Jan. 18.

As many as 40 Navy divers, other personnel and a salvage ship from Pearl Harbor are supporting a survey of the debris fields 2 miles off Haleiwa where two helicopters apparently collided and crashed, killing 12 Marines. Read more

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