February 28th, 2012
11:49 PM ET

3 missing after Coast Guard helicopter crashes off Alabama coast

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crashed Tuesday night in Mobile Bay in Alabama while on a training mission, the Coast Guard said.

Authorities rescued one passenger and were searching for three others, CNN affiliate WKRG reported.

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  1. pop CHEESE

    Sick of hearing people dying....

    February 29, 2012 at 2:07 am | Report abuse |
    • Outsideallthetime

      Time for you to stop paying attention to the news then.
      Unfortunately the overall death rate is still 100%. And we live in the "information age"...

      February 29, 2012 at 2:18 am | Report abuse |
  2. Sad...

    To see such silly comments. Four military memebers who serve this country to rescue lives and protect it are MIA but we are complaining and posting stilly stuff instead of coming together for these families who are more than likely sitting by the phone waiting to hear if a loved one is dead. How about some prayers (or good wishes and thoughts if you aren't religious/spiritual) in support of those families and friends waiting to hear what is happening? Or to their fellow shipmates still waiting to find out if they have lost someone they served with?

    February 29, 2012 at 2:39 am | Report abuse |
    • mkwife


      February 29, 2012 at 3:05 am | Report abuse |
  3. pantsafire

    That darn faulty equipment (copters). too bad we send all the 1st-rate stuff to isreal.

    February 29, 2012 at 2:50 am | Report abuse |
  4. CG Hawaii

    We're watching intently from Hawaii. Prayers are out for the crew and search effort.

    February 29, 2012 at 2:59 am | Report abuse |
    • CG Memphis

      Us too...

      February 29, 2012 at 4:07 am | Report abuse |

    my prayers go out to the coast guard communitry and families. I really hope they find them. <3

    February 29, 2012 at 3:40 am | Report abuse |
  6. CG Miami

    USCG Miami Base Unit sends there prayers and thoughts to the family and friends of the Crew. Sempre Paratus

    February 29, 2012 at 4:41 am | Report abuse |
  7. Liz

    Prayers for them and there families!

    February 29, 2012 at 6:43 am | Report abuse |
  8. banasy©

    My heart goes out to the families.
    I hope they find the, safe and sound.

    February 29, 2012 at 8:11 am | Report abuse |
  9. AK Costie

    We have been so desensitized with all of the TV blow them up flix's and all the nasty stuff on the news that we fail to realize that these people were Fathers, Son's, brothers, husbands, Sisters and fellow shipmates of all active duty and retired costies. The CG Aviation community is so small, my heart goes to all affected…SP

    February 29, 2012 at 7:25 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Wife of a helicopter pilot

    My prayers are with the families involved. May the peace of God which surpasses all understanding guard their hearts and minds. Philippians 4:7

    March 1, 2012 at 3:47 pm | Report abuse |
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