Training Accident Occurs at Navy Outlying Field Spencer

Story Number: NNS140605-21Release Date: 6/5/2014 4:51:00 PM
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By Chief of Naval Air Training Command Public Affairs

PACE, Fla. (NNS) -- A mishap involving a Training Air Wing FIVE TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter occurred at approximately 10:15 a.m. CDT on June 5 at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whiting Field's Navy Outlying Landing Field Spencer in Pace, Fla.

Both student and instructor have been released from a local hospital, where they underwent routine evaluation for minor injuries.

The incident is currently under investigation.

For additional information or updates, contact the Chief of Naval Air Training Command Public Affairs Office at 361-961-3666 or 361-438-7846.

A TH-57 Sea Ranger helicopter taxis down the flight line preparing for a routine training flight at Naval Air Station Whiting Field.
Official U.S. Navy file photo.
December 22, 2008
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