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Four dead in Fort Hood helicopter crash

Published 24/11/2015

The helicopter came down at US military base Fort Hood, Texas
The helicopter came down at US military base Fort Hood, Texas

Four people have died in a helicopter crash at the US military base at Fort Hood.

A statement from the base said a UH-60 helicopter carrying four crew members crashed early on Monday evening in the north-east portion of the sprawling Texas complex.

Emergency crews located the scene of the incident and reported that the four crew members were found dead.

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

The cause of the crash is unknown and an investigation is under way.

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