Officials at the Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin on Saturday identified the four Marines who were killed and a fifth who was injured in a helicopter crash Friday near Twentynine Palms.
The dead are the pilot, Capt. Michael D. James, 33, of Phoenix; the crew chief, Sgt. Dulles H. Arnett, 25, of Silver Spring, Md.; the first mechanic, Lance Cpl. Michael A. Weaver, 20, of Belle Vernon, Pa., and a passenger, Capt. David R. McHugh, 29, of Ansley, Ala.