Family of HM2 Sarah Burns, Navy Helicopter Crash

Please help us support the family of Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah F. Burns.

On Tuesday, August 31st, 2021, five families made the ultimate sacrifice when they lost their loved ones in an MH-60S helicopter crash off the coast of San Diego, California.

This fundraiser will help her family as they navigate this difficult transition. If you are able, any contribution is appreciated and funds will be utilized for living expenses, long term support, and a memorial fund in honor of Sarah's legacy. 

HM1 Sarah Burns, 31, is from Severna Park, Maryland. She is survived by her husband, Lucas.

Thank you for your care and support.


Please support all of our affected Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Eight (HSC-8) crew members: 

General Fund for all five Crew Members involved, to be divided equally:  

Lieutenant Bradley A. Foster, 29. Survived by his wife, Beth, and their one year-old daughter, Audrey: 

Lieutenant Paul R. Fridley, 28. Survived by his wife, Sarah:  

Naval Air Crewman (Helicopter) 2nd Class James P. Buriak, 31. Survived by his wife, Megan, and their one year-old son, Caulder: 

Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah F. Burns, 31. Survived by her husband, Lucas:  

Hospital Corpsman 3rd Class Bailey J. Tucker, 21. Survived by his parents, Jill and Jay:  


* These funds are being raised for the family of Hospital Corpsman 1st Class Sarah F. Burns. We are in direct contact with her family who have given us consent to host this GoFundMe page. The beneficiary of this fundraiser will be HM2 Burns' spouse, Lucas Burns. This fundraiser is hosted by the HSC-8 Spouses Club. The HSC-8 Spouses Club is a non-federal organization of family members and friends and does not represent the Department of Defense (DoD) or the Department of the Navy (DoN).  As such, no DoD/DoN endorsement should be implied.


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Organizer and beneficiary

HSC-8 Spouses Club 
San Diego, CA
Lucas Burns 
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