Published: Sun, April 08, 2018
Global | By Craig Ferguson

Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash at U.S. army base

Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash at U.S. army base

While the helicopter's crew was uninjured, the officials told CNN that the Navy is investigating reports that two civilians were injured by debris from the helicopter's rotor wash. Two soldiers have been killed in the crash, which occurred during routine training and is now under investigation.

The accident occurred during routine training, according to the statement, and is under investigation. There were no other casualties.

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

The recovery operation are now ongoing on the crash site. Gen. Todd Royar, the acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, said in the statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the people during this complicated moment".

According to The Courier-Journal, Brig.

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The solders, both from the 101st Airborne Division, were not identified.

What do we know?

Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services are at the scene of the incident and recovery operations are ongoing.

The 101st Airborne specializes in helicopter assaults, meaning constant training and occasional crashes at Fort Campbell.

As this story is developing. more information will be released as made available.

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