Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash

08 April, 2018, 02:34 | Author: Mable Gonzales
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   2 soldiers die after helicopter crash at Fort Campbell

The two soldiers were members of the Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault). Gen. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division at Ft.

Their names are being withheld until next-of-kin notification is complete.

The cause of the accident remained under investigation Saturday morning.

Reports said the crash took place during routine exercises at the local training area. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the people during this complicated moment".

This story will be updated.

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The crew was conducting routine training at the time of the crash. That's after a U.S. Marine Corps jet crashed at the country's worldwide airport and a Marine Corps helicopter sustained "minor damage" Tuesday.

And the next day, an Air Force fighter pilot died in a crash in Nevada. Four Marines were killed in a California helicopter crash on Tuesday.

Officials at Fort Campbell confirmed an Apache helicopter crashed on Friday night.

At a Friday briefing, a Pentagon spokesperson refused to call the string of incidents a "wave" or "crisis".

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