Four U.S Air Force crew members were killed Tuesday when a military helicopter in Britain crashed on Tuesday, a U.S. defense official confirmed to the Associated Press.
The helicopter that crashed was a HH-60G Pave Hawk, based at RAF Lakenheath in Suffolk, a U.S. Air Force spokesman told BBC News.
The Pave Hawk is a twin turboshaft helicopter and is the Air Force's version of the Black Hawk.
Local photographer Brian Egan captured this video of emergency teams coordinating a search of the crash site after the helicopter went down.
UPDATE: Family members confirm that Pittsburgh-area native Capt. Sean Ruane, 31, is one of the victims killed in the crash, WTAE reports.
This is a developing story, more as it comes in.
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