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Black Hawk crash
As night turned to day, the wreckage of two Black Hawk helicopters remained at the crash scene yesterday.
Army photo via Associated Press
NEWS UPDATE Updated at 4:40 p.m., February 14, 2001
Helicopters landing when accident happened The two Army Black Hawk helicopters involved in Mondays crash that killed six soldiers were apparently landing during a training mission when the accident occurred, according to Army officials
Continuing, updated coverage of the collision of the USS Greeneville
and the Japanese training vessel Ehime Maru
Some of the civilians who were aboard the submarine USS Greeneville when it collided with the Japanese ship Ehime Maru last Friday returned to Pearl Harbor aboard another vessel Saturday. Their identities have not been released.
Bruce Asato The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted at 10:45 p.m., February 14, 2001 BREAKING NEWS NTSB: Supervised civilians had hands on sub's controls A civilian passengers hands were on the controls that sent the USS Greeneville into its emergency ballast blow and shooting out of the water into a Japanese fishing vessel that sank in minutes, the National Transportation Safety Board said tonight.
Updated at 6:30 p.m., February 14, 2001 Search for 9 missing from Ehime Maru suspended The Coast Guard today announced it will suspend tomorrow the active search for nine boys and men missing after the collision of the USS Greeneville and the Ehime Maru training vessel. Posted at 2:10 p.m., February 14, 2001 Sub crash happened outside training area The submarine Greeneville was two nautical miles outside the Navy's official submarine training area when it slammed into a Japanese ship during an emergency surfacing drill Feb. 9, Navy Times has learned.
Updated at 11:24 a.m.,February 14, 2001 Navy: Weighing criminal inquiry; civilians could have distracted sub crew The admiral investigating the U.S. submarine collision with a fishing boat is considering an inquiry that could lead to criminal charges against the subs captain or members of his crew, Navy officials said today. The officials said they cannot rule out the possibility that civilians aboard the USS Greeneville, including two at control positions, were a distraction to the crew and contributed to the sinking of the Japanese fishing vessel.
Updated at 3:45 p.m.,February 14, 2001 Two civilians were at sub's controls
Two civilians sat at control stations of the nuclear-powered submarine USS Greeneville as it rocketed to the surface and smashed into a Japanese fishing vessel, the Navy confirmed yesterday. Graphic of Los Angeles-class control room
Rescued crew's plea: Find the others One by one, weary Japanese crewmen who survived the submarine accident that sank their fishing vessel pleaded yesterday for nine of their missing to be found. Video of yesterday's press conference with the crew of the Ehime Maru
Incident likely ends commander's sterling career
When the Navy wanted to show off one of its finest nuclear-powered submarines to the citizens of Santa Barbara, Calif., last fall, their choice was the USS Greeneville with Cmdr. Scott Waddle in command.
The Navy invited business leaders to join the crew of the Greeneville on its maneuvers the day it struck a Japanese training vessel.
Photos by Bruce Asato The Honolulu Advertiser
The Navy has refused the Advertiser's formal request for identities of the civilians. If you know any individual pictured here, please contact one of the reporters or the editor below.
Surviving students return to Uwajima
Appearing sad and tired, nine teenagers who survived a fatal collision between their fishing vessel and a surfacing U.S. submarine off the coast of Hawai'i returned home to Japan yesterday.
Puna excavation finds no trace of Peter Boy
A thorough excavation of the back yard of a Nanawale residence outside Pahoa on the Big Island failed to turn up any clues to the fate of Peter Boy Kema, who disappeared in 1997 when he was 6.
Warriors win without top hitter
Overcoming the absence of its best hitter and an illness to its setter, the University of Hawai'i cruised to a 30-14, 30-17, 30-24 men's volleyball victory over UC San Diego.
Matson enters airfreight deal
Matson Navigation Co., the state's largest ocean-freight carrier, is getting into the airfreight business under a new alliance that is part of the Hawai'i-based company's ongoing effort to diversify operations.