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Fog lifts, allowing aerial search for military helicopter crash victims

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Human remains and pieces of wreckage have washed ashore. The military members are presumed dead. Human remains and pieces of wreckage have washed ashore. The military members are presumed dead.
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. -

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AP) - Crews searching for a military helicopter that crashed just off the Florida coast have taken to the air now that the fog is beginning to lift.

A helicopter was flying low over the Santa Rosa Sound this afternoon, looking for any sign of the helicopter that crashed or any of the 11 Marines and soldiers that were aboard when it went down.

Human remains and pieces of wreckage have washed ashore. The military members are presumed dead.

The dense fog has hampered the search. It was also foggy when the helicopter disappeared Tuesday night, but it's not clear if the weather had anything to do with the crash.

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