Victims Identified in US Marines Helicopter Crash (Video)
Marines Helicopter Crash: 7 Killed
The collision between an AH-1W Super Cobra and a UH-1Y Super Huey on the night of February 23 killed seven US Marines. Six of the Marines killed in the helicopter crash were from Camp Pendleton, and one was from Marine Corps Air Station Yuma in Arizona.
The training mission, a pre-deployment nighttime exercise called Scorpion Fire, took place at around 8pm.
Some of the Helicopter Crash Victims Identified
So far, the the Marine Corps has not announced the victims' names, but the publicly-identified victims of the Marines helicopter crash so far are:
- Sgt. Justin Everett
- Lance Cpl. Corey Little
- Maj. Thomas Budrejko
- Capt. Benjamin Cerniglia
Video of the helicopter crash aftermath can be seen below.