Navy training helicopter crashes outside Milton

Northwest Florida

EAST MILTON, Fla. (WKRG) — A training helicopter crashed in East Milton, according to a spokesperson from nearby Naval Air Station Whiting Field.

The helicopter was a TH-57 Sea Ranger crashed near the Santa Rosa Naval Outlying Field around 1:45 p.m on Thursday.

An instructor and student were on board. Both were taken to a nearby hospital in what a news release described as “serious condition.”

WKRG has a team on the scene. We will update this story as we gather new details.

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