- The Washington Times - Tuesday, April 3, 2018

A U.S. military helicopter went down north of Plaster City, Calif., on Tuesday, according to a Navy facility’s Facebook page.

“We are currently still responding to what we have confirmed as a single helicopter incident. We ask that you continue to be patient with us as the situation unfolds,” wrote the official page of Naval Air Facility El Centro.


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According to TV station KYMA, the NBC affiliate in Yuma, Arizona, Ian Gregor, public affairs manager for the Federal Aviation Administration, confirmed that the downed aircraft is a military helicopter.

There was no immediate word on casualties.



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