Fort Wainwright sends two helicopters to assist in Kulluk Rescue

The 16th Combat Aviation Brigade Public Affairs office confirmed to the Newscenter this morning that Bravo Company of 1-52 Aviation has been called to assist in the rescue of the Oil Spill, Kulluk.

Two Chinook Helicopters have been sent due to their heavy lifting capacity. 

At this point the helicopters await confirmation.

The Newscenter will have more on this on the Fairbanks Evening News and Newscenter Final.