Twelve Missing After Two Marine Helicopters Collide Off Hawaiian Coast
The U.S. Coast Guard is responding are searching for survivors off the coast of Oahu after reports of two military helicopters colliding. The Marine Crops has confirmed that there were six people on each chopper.
At 11:38pm Thursday local time, the USCG got a call from the Marine Core Air Station, Kaneohe Bay, requesting assistance for that potential crash.
The USCG has launched coast guard aircrafts (MH65 helicopter and a HC130 Coast Guard Airplane) from Oahu, located at Barbara's point.
USCG arrived on scene just after midnight local time and located a debris field.
Currently USCG is searching the debris filed with assistance from a Navy helicopter crew and the Honolulu Fire DP with a helicopter and a rescue boat on scene.
They have not located any personnel at this time and are continuing to search.
The current time in Hawaii is 2 a.m. ET.