Sunday, January 17, 2016

Names of Marines still missing after Hawaii copter crash (Photos)

A Marine Corps CH-53E Super Stallion
12 marines still reported missing after two military helicopters  collided in the waters off the Hawaiian island of Oahu.

Apparent collision

    The two CH-53 copters appear to have gone down during a training flight off the Hawaii island of Oahu late Thursday, authorities said. No mayday call was received, just word that something had gone wrong, said Coast Guard spokesman Lt. Scott Carr said.

    Corps names Marines

    The Marine Corps has named the 12 missing men. Base Hawaii named them as:
    Maj. Shawn M. Campbell, 41, College Station, Texas.Loved ones have reported Maj. Shawn Campbell and Cpl. Matthew Drown missing after the Hawaii helicopter crash.

    Capt. Brian T. Kennedy, 31, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Capt. Kevin T. Roche, 30, St. Louis, Missouri.
    Capt. Steven R. Torbert, 29, Florence, Alabama.
    Sgt. Dillon J. Semolina, 24,Chaska, Minnesota.
    Sgt. Adam C. Schoeller, 25, Gardners, Pennsylvania.The family of Captain Kevin Roche told CNN that he is among the 12 Marines missing in the Hawaii helicopters collision.

    Sgt. Jeffrey A. Sempler, 22, Woodruff, South Carolina.
    Sgt. William J. Turner, 25, Florala, Alabama.
    Cpl. Matthew R. Drown, 23, Spring, Texas.
    Cpl. Thomas J. Jardas, 22, Fort Myers, Florida.
    Cpl. Christopher J. Orlando, 23, Hingham, Massachusetts.
    USMC Corporal Christopher Orlando

    Lance Cpl. Ty L. Hart, 21, Aumsville, Oregon.

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