by Channel 2 News staff
Thursday, July 15, 2010
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- One of the three Coast Guardsmen killed in a helicopter crash last week was laid to rest in the national cemetery at Fort Richardson Thursday.
Family members and Coast Guardsmen paid their last respects to 33-year-old Aviation Maintenance Technician 2nd Class Brett Banks.
He and two other crewmen were killed when their MH-60 Jayhawk helicopter went down in the waters off La Push, Wash.
Banks leaves behind a wife and two children.