Two U.S. Army helicopters crash during training in Kentucky
The U.S. Army has reported that two military helicopters crashed on Wednesday during a training mission in Kentucky. According to Army spokeswoman Nondice L. Thurman, the condition of the crew is unknown. Despite this, Governor Andy Beshear assured on his Twitter account that fatalities are expected.
According to several U.S. media reports of the military communiqué, the two HH-60 Black Hawk assault helicopters from the 101st Airborne Division collided at 2200 while conducting routine training in Trigg County after leaving the Army base at Fort Campbell.
Carpenter-Player, Fort Campbell’s director of public affairs, told the network. Fox News that “the command is presently focused on serving the service members and their families“.
Emergency services from several counties are already on the scene of the accident. As reported by this network, up to nine people.