June 1, 2006
US Army helicopter crashes in Georgia, 4 dead
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Army MH-47 Chinook helicopter
crashed in Colquitt County in central Georgia on Thursday
during a routine training flight, killing four soldiers, the
Army Special Operations Command said.
In a statement issued from Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the
Army said a fifth crew member was injured and was taken to a
local medical facility. It said an investigation into the cause
of the crash was under way.
from the scene was that the MH-47, a long-range and heavy-lift
Special Operation helicopter, may have struck a television
tower. The crash occurred at about 8 a.m., the Army said.