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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