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4 Crew Members Dead after Black Hawk Helicopter Crashes at Fort Hood

UH-60 Black Hawk
UH-60 Black Hawk

FORT HOOD, Texas -- U.S. Army officials say four people have died in a helicopter crash at Fort Hood. A statement from the Fort Hood public affairs office says a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter aircraft carrying four crew members crashed sometime after 5:49 p.m. Monday in the northeast portion of the sprawling Texas military post. Emergency crews located the scene of the incident and reported that the four crew members were found dead. Officials say the crew was assigned to Division West, First Army, and were on a routine training mission at the time of the crash. The cause of the crash is unknown. A board will be assigned to investigate. The names of the crew members will be released pending notification of their families. No further details were immediately available.

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