Coast Guard releases memo on findings of investigation into 2010 Great Lakes helicopter crash

WASHINGTON — A failure to maintain situational awareness while transitioning from a hover to forward flight are among four factors the Coast Guard says contributed to the crash of a HH-65 Dolphin helicopter on Lake Huron, April 20, 2010, according to a final action memo drafted here and released today. “Although no single factor caused this mishap, it is likely that it could have been avoided had...