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RAF Lakenheath confirms that four killed were airmen

The airmen were in a Pave Hawk helicopter Credit: RAF Lakenheath

Suffolk’s RAF Lakenheath has confirmed that four people killed in a helicopter crash in North Norfolk last night were airmen.

Their US Air Force Pave Hawk helicopter came down on marshland at Cley at about 7pm.

The next of kin are being informed. RAF Lakenheath says the four airmen will be officially named in due course.

The US military is working with the police and the MOD on the recovery efforts. A 400 metre cordon has been set up for an investigation to begin this morning.

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