Remains of Sanger Navy crewman found off the coast of Virginia

January 14, 2014 4:24:54 PM PST
The remains of a Navy crewman from Sanger have been found off the coast of Virginia. Sean Snyder, 39, went missing last week after the helicopter he was in crashed.

Four other people were in the helicopter at the time. Two of the sailors died from their injuries the other two were treated and released.

Navy divers found the helicopter's cockpit on Monday but had to stop salvage operations because of weather conditions. Tuesday they continued their search and found Snyder's remains.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

A memorial service for the three crewmembers killed is planned for Friday at Naval Station Norfolk.


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