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Helicopter problems put crew members at risk

Michael Fabey of the Savannah Morning News used Coast Guard data to find that "Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphin helicopter engines continue to lose power, threatening the lives of pilots and crew members. There were 423 incidents of power failure in the helicopters in the fleet between Aug. 4, 1985, and Sept. 30, 2004." Air Station Savannah ranked in the middle of Coast Guard stations in number of incidents reported.

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