San Diego, CA–The U.S. Navy released the names of the five Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 8 crew members who died, Aug. 31, when their helicopter crashed into the sea.
Names of the deceased are:
Lt. Bradley Foster, 29, a pilot from Oakhurst, California
Lt. Paul Fridley, 28, a pilot from Annandale, Virginia
Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P. Buriak, 31, from Salem, Virginia
Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Sarah Burns, 31, from Severna Park, Maryland
Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bailey Tucker, 21, from St. Louis, Missouri
An investigation into the incident is underway.