Two U.S. Army helicopters collide in Kentucky
Sylvie Claire / March 31, 2023
Two U.S. Army helicopters collided during a training mission Wednesday in Kentucky, U.S. media outlets including The New York Times and NBC News report.
A defense spokeswoman confirmed the crash of two HH60 Blackhawk combat helicopters around 10 p.m. Wednesdayduring a routine exercise. Nondice L. Thurman did not release information on the condition or number of people on board.
U.S. media were unable to determine if there were any fatalities. However, the governor of the southeastern U.S. state, Andy Beshear, said in a message posted on Twitter that he expected casualties as police and emergency services were dispatched to the crash site.
The collision occurred not far from Fort Campbell, a military base on the Tennessee state line.