Arrow-right Camera
News >  Nation/World

Body Of Marine Who Fell From Helicopter Found

Searchers found the body Friday of a Marine master sergeant who fell 300 feet from a helicopter during a night training exercise.

The body of Jack W. Hinesley, 36, of Farmersburg, Ind., was found after a search by more than 700 Marines, sailors and civilians, according to a statement from the Marine Corps Air Station New River at Jacksonville.

Authorities were unsure how Hinesley fell Thursday night from the CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter near the air station. The accident is under investigation.

Tags: briefly

Top stories in Nation/World

Early exit polls show strong support to lift Ireland ban on abortion

UPDATED: 3:05 p.m.

Ireland’s referendum Friday represented more than a vote on whether to end the country’s strict abortion ban. It was a battle for the very soul of a traditionally conservative Roman Catholic nation that has seen a wave of liberalization in recent years.