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.
RAF Marham's station commander has spoken about the base's role in the investigation into last week's helicopter crash in north Norfolk.
Churches in our region have been lighting candles in memory of the American air crew killed when their helicopter crashed in Norfolk.
Last year the US Airforce published a story on the importance of helicopter training missions.