On October 19, several people were injured when a MH-60 Seahawk helicopter of the US Navy crashed on the USS Ronald Reagan’s flight deck in the Philippine Sea.
The incident happened shortly after takeoff at about 9 a.m. The cause is under investigation, according to the Navy.
“All injured personnel are in stable condition under evaluation by Ronald Reagan medical staff,” the Navy stated adding that “none of the injuries is life-threatening.”
There were no immidiate details about damage to the helicopter.
In November, a C-2A Greyhound cargo plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea while flying to the Ronald Reagan from Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni. Three sailors – Lt. Steven Combs, Seaman Matthew Chialastri and Seaman Apprentice Bryan Grosso – died in the incident.