Three killed after U.S Army helicopters collide in Alaska

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Three U.S. Army pilots were killed and one injured in Alaska when two Apache helicopters returning from a training mission collided in flight.

The Army’s 11th Airborne Division said in a statement that two soldiers were declared dead at the scene and a third died on the way to hospital.

The injured soldier was being treated at Alaska’s Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.

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The accident will be investigated by a team from the Army Combat Readiness Center in Alabama, the Division said.

Last month, nine soldiers were killed in a crash of two medical evacuation Black Hawk helicopters during a routine night training mission over Kentucky.


Zainab Sa’id

Source Reuters
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