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Fundraiser to benefit family of fallen Navy officer

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CHULA VISTA (CBS 8) - A fundraiser is scheduled Wednesday for one of the Navy officers killed in a helicopter crash over the Red Sea.

Thirty-two-year-old Chief Warrant Officer Jonathon Gibson lived in Chula Vista. He and 35-year-old Lieutenant Commander Landon Jones died when their helicopter, based out of North Island, crashed while trying to land on deck of the USS William P. Lawrence.

Three other crew members were rescued.

The event will benefit Officer Gibson's family. It runs from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Islands restaurant on Otay Lakes Road.

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