A US Army Black Hawk helicopter has crashed in the waters near Hawaii with five crew members on board.

The Coast Guard said it received a call around 10:08 p.m. from personnel at Wheeler Army Airfield saying the base lost communications with one of its UH-60 Black Hawk aircrews.

Two Black Hawk aircrews were reportedly conducting training exercises between Kaena Point and Dillingham Airfield around the time communications were lost, according to the Coast Guard.

Officials spotted a debris field around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday near Kaena Point off the island of Oahu. – Fox News

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Featured image  U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Christopher D. Blachly