Crew Blameless for 2021 MH-60S Crash Aboard USS Abraham Lincoln, New Investigation Finds

Sailors who died after an Aug. 31, 2021, MH-60S Knighthawk crash off the coast of California. USNI News Photo Illustration

A failure in the system that keeps a helicopter rotor system stable was responsible for a fatal August 2021 fatal helicopter crash in which five sailors were killed, according to the results of an investigation released this week.

The Navy released the command investigation into the August 31 MH-60S crash that occurred just after the helicopter touched down on the flight deck...

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