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4 Injured In Helicopter Crash At Fort Campbell

Posted at 12:09 PM, Jan 31, 2017

Four Fort Campbell soldiers were injured when a helicopter crashed during a training incident.  

The incident happened at 11:07 a.m. Tuesday at the post located on the Tennessee-Kentucky border.

Fort Campbell officials have confirmed that the aircraft was a UH60 Blackhawk helicopter from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).        

The aircraft caught fire in the crash, and was extinguished by Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services personnel.

Four soldiers were injured in what officials called a training incident.

All four were taken to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for treatment and Blanchfield Army Community Hospital. Their injuries were unknown.  

Their identities were not released because officials were still notifying their families.

Last September, five soldiers were hurt after a helicopter made a hard landing.

The most recent helicopter crash near Fort Campbell happened in December of 2015. It was also a training flight. Two soldiers died while flying an Apache helicopter near Fort Campbell.