Published: Sun, April 08, 2018
Global | By Enrique Rogers

Two Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash at Fort Campbell

Two Soldiers Killed in Helicopter Crash at Fort Campbell

The US Army says a military helicopter crash killed two troops at the Fort Campbell training grounds in Kentucky late Friday.

The soldiers' names have not been released as next of kin have not yet been notified.

The recovery operation are now ongoing on the crash site. Gen. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell. Gen. Todd Royar. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the Families during this hard time", he said.

The crash is the latest in a series of similar incidents involving USA military aircraft that began on Tuesday.

Four Marines also died when a helicopter crashed during a training mission in Southern California. He said each is tragic and will be investigated.

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