Published: Sun, April 08, 2018
World News | By Laverne Osborne

Two Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Two Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash at Fort Campbell, Kentucky

Two U.S. soldiers were killed in an Apache helicopter crash Friday night at their training base in Kentucky, CNN reports. Gen. Todd Royar said in a statement, according to multiple outlets.

The names of the soldiers who died were not immediately released. The cause for the crash is also now under investigation. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Families during this hard time", Brig.

This story will be updated.

In the first, a Marine Corp AV-8B Harrier Jump Jet crashed on takeoff in Djibouti.

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Another accident later that day claimed the lives of four marines, whose CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter crashed during a training flight out of Miramar Air Station in California.

Fort Campbell reported the AH-64E Apache crash occurred in a training area and was part of a routine exercise.

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

On Wednesday, a U.S. Air Force pilot using an travel Thunderbirds exhibition squad died when his F-16 fighter airplane crashed at Nevada. The pilot ejected from the plane before impact and survived the crash.

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