Tuesday, 23 April, 2019

2 soldiers killed in Apache helicopter crash at Fort Campbell, KY

2 Fort Campbell soldiers killed in Apache crash Two soldiers killed in helicopter crash on Fort Campbell
Deanna Wagner | 08 April, 2018, 01:43

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

According to The Courier-Journal, the two soldiers who lost their lives were in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. Gen. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell, in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the people during this complicated moment".

The crew of the AH-64E Apache helicopter were conducting routine training exercises when the crash occurred on Friday night, according to an Army statement posted to Fort Campbell's Facebook page. Two soldiers have been killed in the crash, which occurred during routine training and is now under investigation.

The fatal crash follows a week of incidents for the military.

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Two soldiers were killed during a helicopter training routine at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

A day later, seven service members died in an Air Force helicopter crash in Iraq. He said each is tragic and will be investigated.