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Coast Guard dismisses case against survivor of helicopter crash


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By BECKY BOHRER
Associated Press
Published: March 6th, 2012 01:21 PM
Last Modified: March 6th, 2012 01:22 PM
JUNEAU -- The U.S. Coast Guard on Tuesday dismissed negligent homicide and other charges against the sole survivor of a 2010 helicopter crash off the Washington coast.

The decision in the case of Lt. Lance Leone was in line with the recommendations of an investigating officer, who oversaw a three-day military hearing in December. Leone was the co-pilot of the MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter flying from Astoria, Ore., to the crew's base in Sitka when it crashed off the Washington coast in July 2010....  http://www.adn.com/2012/03/06/2355133/coast-guard-dismisses-charges.html

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