2 Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash Are Identified

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Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield were the only Marines aboard a UH-1Y Huey helicopter that crashed Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, the Marine Corps said.

The two Marines killed in a helicopter crash during a training mission at Twentynine Palms were from a squadron based at Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps said Sunday.

Capt. Elizabeth Kealey and 1st Lt. Adam Satterfield were the only Marines aboard a UH-1Y Huey helicopter that crashed Friday afternoon at the sprawling desert base, the Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center.

The two were from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 169.

Lt. Col. James Isaacs, the squadron commander, said the two “were both outstanding Marine Corps officers and talented helicopter pilots.”

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