- Associated Press - Sunday, May 17, 2015

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A Wichita school president says Marine officials have notified a local family their son was among those killed after a U.S. Marine helicopter crashed during a relief mission in Nepal.

Nepal’s Army said Saturday the bodies of all eight people on board the UH-1 “Huey” have been recovered. The aircraft, with six Marines, including Wichita native Capt. Chris Norgren, and two Nepali soldiers on board, disappeared Tuesday while delivering earthquake aid. The wreckage was found Friday.

The U.S. military hasn’t confirmed the identities of the crash victims.

Leticia Nielsen, president of Bishop Carroll High School, said Marine officials visited Ron and Terri Norgren on Saturday and confirmed their son was killed. She said no services were planned yet.

Ron Norgren said earlier his son loved flying and loved helping people.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, https://www.kansas.com

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