December 13th, 2011
03:51 AM ET

4 killed in military helicopter crash

Four Army aviators were killed in an accident involving two Army helicopters at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in Washington state Monday night, military officials said.
The crash, which involved two OH-58 Kiowa observation helicopters, occurred inside a training area at the base at about 8 p.m P.T., military officials said in a statement.
"Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends and loved ones of the soldiers involved in this tragic accident," said Maj. Gen. Lloyd Miles, acting senior Army commander at the base. "We will conduct a thorough investigation into this incident

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  1. gung hoe

    My prayers go out to those lost and their loved ones

    December 13, 2011 at 8:08 am | Report abuse |
  2. banasy©

    My condolences to the families of the fallen aviators.

    December 13, 2011 at 8:35 am | Report abuse |
  3. gung hoe

    Ya know banasy when I checked and seen only one other comment i knew it had to be you

    December 13, 2011 at 10:18 am | Report abuse |
  4. banasy©

    @gung hoe:
    Why would that be?

    December 13, 2011 at 7:11 pm | Report abuse |
  5. gung hoe

    @banasy look at this been here all day and you and I are the only ones to offer our condolences quite pathetic dont ya think banasy

    December 13, 2011 at 7:48 pm | Report abuse |
  6. s kel

    better late than never, my payers to the family members.

    December 14, 2011 at 2:38 am | Report abuse |
  7. you know

    i was in this unit anout 4 years ago this is sad but its not supriseing to me or the other guys that got out the same time i did. its gonna be hard for the familys. i just hope they find what went wrong.

    December 14, 2011 at 9:15 pm | Report abuse |