US Kentucky Accident: Nine people are feared dead in a fierce collision between two military helicopters in Kentucky, US, on Wednesday night, although there is no official confirmation about the number of dead. According to the York Times report, it is not yet known how many people were present in both the helicopters.
The accident happened near Fort Campbell Military Base in Trigg County, Kentucky. A military officer told that the accident happened at 9:30 pm. The two HH60 Blackhawks were on routine military training. According to Brendlin Carpenter-Player, director of Fort Campbell Public Affairs, two HH60 Blackhawks from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) were involved in a training exercise around 10 p.m. when they crashed.
Two Black Hawk helicopters of the US Army’s 101st Airborne Division collided during a routine training flight near the Fort Campbell air base in Kentucky. Governor Andy said there were “a number of victims” in the serious accident, and a local radio station reported nine deaths pic.twitter.com/E331LfowXT
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Different teams of rescue team engaged in rescue
According to a Reuters report, rescue teams from different places in Kentucky were called to the scene after the accident was reported. According to media reports, the HH60 Blackhawk helicopters that collided with each other belonged to the 101st Airborne Division of the US.
Explain that HH60 Blackhawk helicopters from America Has been deployed during the fighting in many countries of the world. According to a spokesman for Fort Campbell, how did the accident happen? It is being verified. Let us inform that 5 years ago i.e. in 2018 too, two soldiers had died due to a helicopter crash in Fort Campbell area of Kentucky.