1 dead, 2 injured as UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Maryland golf course

A UH-60 Blackhawk Helicopter Crashed on a golf Course in Leonardtown, Maryland when it was on a routine Training, killing one Crew Member and injuring two other People. According to a statement, the helicopter was  from a U.S. Army Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, Virginia.

 

Among the three crew Members the Helicopter was carrying, one of the crew members Died while two were reported to be in critical and serious conditions.

The UH-60 Blackhawk is an Army utility helicopter used in air assault and aero-medical evacuation units, so the cause of the Crash is under Investigation.

UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed in Maryland golf course

The commanding general for Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker gave his heartfelt condolence to the families and friends affected by the tragedy.

He further said that “the team is focused on supporting them during this difficult time.”

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After the Incidents, the injured crew members were immediately taken to the Hospital due the the critical state of their injuries, for the expertise to look after time.

An eye witness said that he saw the “Helicopter flying low, then it began to spin”. After which it crashed between the third and fourth holes of the Golf course.

The official that came in for the incident, urged people to avoid the area. As the situation was being taken care of.

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