On Monday, a sailor who was part of a Norfolk-based helicopter squadron was killed in an accident on the flight line at Naval Station Norfolk.
— Brian Hill WTKR (@BrianHillWTKR) June 26, 2018
The mishap occurred around 3:30 p.m. while the Sailor was working as a maintainer at the helicopter squadron, WTKR reported.
The identity of the sailor will be released 24 hours after the next of kin is notified.
The cause of the incident is under investigation.