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Two soldiers killed in Kentucky copter crash: army

Two soldiers killed in Kentucky copter crash: armyTwo US soldiers with an airborne combat brigade died when their Apache helicopter crashed during a routine training mission at Fort Campbell, Kentucky, the army reported Saturday. The incident involving an AH-64E Apache helicopter occurred late Friday, said a statement from the army’s 101st Airborne Division. “This is a day of sadness for Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne,” Brigadier General Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne and of Fort Campbell, said in a statement.



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The Latest: Tribe stops Grand Canyon copter tours for now

The Latest: Tribe stops Grand Canyon copter tours for nowPHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash at the west rim of the Grand Canyon (all times local):



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System to minimize fire not standard in Grand Canyon copter

System to minimize fire not standard in Grand Canyon copterFLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The sightseeing helicopter that crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, was not required to have a system that would keep it from bursting into flames on impact, U.S. authorities said.



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