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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

4 Dead in Helicopter Crash at Ft. Hood

Posted By on Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 7:51 AM

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The military is trying to figure out what happened "sometime" after 5:49 p.m. Monday when a UH-60 helicopter crashed, killing all four crew members.

Media officials said this morning in a statement that the deceased won't be identified until 24 hours after next of kin notification.



Here's the full statement:

A UH-60 helicopter aircraft with four crew members crashed sometime after 5:49 p.m. Nov. 23 in the northeast portion on the Fort Hood Range.

After an extensive search, emergency crews located the scene of the incident and are reporting the four crew members found deceased.

The crew was assigned to Division West, First Army. They were on a routine training mission at the time of the crash.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. A board will be assigned to investigate the incident.

The names of the deceased will not be released until 24 hours after next of kin notification.

As more information becomes available, it will be released here on the Fort Hood Press Center.

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