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Two 101st Airborne Division pilots killed in AH-64D Apache helicopter crash near Fort Campbell

Fort Campbell KY - 101st Airborne DivisionFort Campbell, KY – Two 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) pilots were killed when their helicopter crashed near Fort Campbell, KY, at approximately 7:00pm, Wednesday, December 2nd.

The crew members were flying a two-seat AH-64D Apache during a routine training mission when the aircraft went down approximately 12 miles south of Fort Campbell.

The area has been secured by Fort Campbell Military Police in conjunction with Montgomery County (Tennessee) Law Enforcement.

There has been no determination of the cause of the accident and the incident is currently under investigation by the U.S. Army Combat Readiness Center.

The names of the deceased are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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