Aurora naval officer dies in helicopter crash

Aurora naval officer dies in helicopter crash

Aurora naval officer dies in helicopter crash

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

kgw.com

Posted on September 24, 2013 at 6:22 PM

Updated Wednesday, Sep 25 at 11:16 AM

AURORA, Ore. – Two sailors, including an Aurora man, were killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in the Red Sea, the Department of Defense said Tuesday.

Officer Jonathan S. Gibson, 32, of Aurora died along with Lt. Cmdr. Landon Jones, 35, of Lompoc, Calif.

The men were flying in a Knighthawk helicopter as part of Operation Enduring Freedom, the Department of Defense said.

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