It is stated that Andrea Fazio (the name of the serviceman) died already after he and the other servicemen had been raised from the surface of the Mediterranean Sea, into which the helicopter had fallen.
From the statement of the press service of the Italian Navy:
Andrea Fazio died during resuscitation.
Bell 212 is a multipurpose helicopter manufactured by the American company Bell and the Italian Agusta.
Helicopters of this type have been operating in the armed forces of NATO countries for exactly 50 years. The start of operation was laid in 1968 year. Passenger capacity of the helicopter - 8 people.
On the causes of the crash of the helicopter of the Italian Navy is not reported. On the "Comandante Borsini" arrived a commission from among the representatives of the Ministry of Defense.