Navy identifies 5 San Diego sailors killed in helicopter crash off coast
A similar Navy helicopter operating from the ship crashed off the coast of San Diego on Aug. 31, 2021. - Petty Officer 2nd Class Amber Smalley/Digital/TNS

Five sailors killed when their helicopter crashed on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln and fell into the sea were identified by the Navy on Sunday. The six-person crew of the MH-60S Seahawk helicopter was conducting routine operations on the flight deck of the carrier Tuesday afternoon when the helicopter crashed. One sailor was rescued from the water and is in stable condition, the Navy said. The crash is under investigation. A three-day search for survivors was called off Saturday morning. The sailors killed include two pilots, an aircrewman and two corpsmen, the Navy s...