Salvage Ship, Sonar Scanning Pacific Waters for MH-60S Helicopter in Fatal Mishap

Undersea support ship HOS Dominator. MSC Photo

For a third day, a salvage ship contracted by the Navy on Friday was scanning an area of the Pacific Ocean southwest of San Diego, Calif., to locate an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter that sank Aug. 31 during aircraft carrier operations.

The 240-foot offshore supply vessel HOS Dominator left Naval Base San Diego on Wednesday and soon began the work of finding the downed helicopter and recovering the aircraft and five missing sailors with Helicopter Sea...

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