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Search suspended for missing sailor in Navy helicopter crash

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(CNN) -- The search has been suspended for a U.S. Navy sailor missing after the crash of a MH-53E Sea Dragon off Virginia's southern coast, a Coast Guard official said Thursday.

The search for the sailor lasted more than 30 hours and covered more than 500 square miles, Coast Guard Capt. John Little said.

At least two sailors have died and two were injured in the crash Wednesday about 20 miles east of Cape Henry.

The Navy has not identified the missing sailor. The dead were identified as Lt. Wesley Van Dorn, 29, of Greensboro, North Carolina, and Petty Officer 3rd Class Brian Collins, 25 of Truckee, California.

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