2nd Military Aircraft Crash in 2 Days in Southern California Desert

Navy officials say all four crew members aboard an MH-60-S Seahawk Helicopter that crashed Thursday on a Navy training range near El Centro survived the crash.

The crash was reported about 35 miles north of Yuma, Arizona, at around 6 p.m. according to the Naval Air Facility El Centro on their Facebook page.

All four of the air crew on board survived the crash, according to Cmdr. Harrell, PAO for Commander, Naval Air Forces. One person on the air crew suffered a non-life-threatening injury and was transported to a local hospital, Harrell said.

The helicopter is an MH-60S Seahawk Helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 3 (HSC-3) based at Naval Air Station North Island. Information of what caused the crashed was not released.

This is a second military aircraft that has crashed in just two days.

A military aircraft based out of MCAS Camp Pendleton crashed in rural Imperial County, east of Brawley with five Marines on board Wednesday afternoon. All five died in the crash which remains under investigation.

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