Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash

Marsha Scott
April 8, 2018

The soldiers' names have not been released before their families are notified of their deaths.

Two U.S. soldiers died in a helicopter crash Friday at a training area in Kentucky. No other casualties were reported.

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

The 101st Airborne said the crew was on a routine training mission at the time of the crash. Gen. Todd Royar, the deputy commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, was quoted as saying in the statement.

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

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"Our thoughts and prayers are with the families during this hard time". A day later, seven airmen were killed when their HH-60 Pave Hawk crashed in western Iraq during a routine transit flight.

Fort Campbell says the crash occurred throughout coaching.

On Wednesday, a U.S. Air Force pilot using an travel Thunderbirds exhibition squad died when his F-16 fighter airplane crashed at Nevada.

A Maritime jet crashed in Djibouti on Tuesday.

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