A Navy helicopter crashed at a training range along the Arizona-California border Thursday near El Centro, California, Naval Air Station North Island said.
All four MH-60S Seahawk aircrew members survived the approximately 6 p.m. PT crash with one being taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, the military said.
The crew was conducting a routine training flight from Naval Air Facility El Centro.
The identities of the crew members have not been released.
The helicopter was assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 3, based at Naval Air Station North Island in Coronado, California.
The crash comes just a day after five Marines were killed in an MV-22B Osprey crash just north of the U.S.-Mexico border near Glamis, California during a training mission on Wednesday.
“We mourn the loss of our Marines in this tragic mishap,” Maj. Gen. Bradford J. Gering, commanding general of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, said in a written statement of the Wednesday crash. “Our hearts go out to their families and friends as they cope with this tragedy.”
U.S. Navy pilot Lt. Richard Bullock was also killed last week while making a “routine training flight in a F/A-18E Super Hornet around 2:30 p.m.
His plane unexpectedly when down “in a remote, unpopulated area,” near Trona, California, the Navy said.
The Navy is still investigating the cause of that crash.