An investigation has been launched into the incident.
The U.S. Navy on Saturday announced the deaths of five missing crew members of a helicopter that fell into the water off the coast of California on August 31. This is stated in a statement published on the website of the Pacific Fleet.
As noted, the 3rd Fleet of the U.S. Navy has moved from a search and rescue operation to eliminating the consequences of the incident. An investigation has been launched into the incident. The reason for the incident is not specified.
On August 31, the US Navy reported that a helicopter of the Pacific Fleet fell into the sea about 110 km from the city of San Diego. During the search and rescue operations, one of the crew members was rescued.