BREAKING: Helicopter Crash Leaves Multiple Military Members CRITICALLY Injured- MASSIVE Investigation Underway

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BREAKING– Four soldiers were injured Tuesday, including three critically after their UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter crashed and caught fire during training missions being conducted at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.

After the crash, the helicopter caught fire before Fort Campbell Fire and Emergency Services personnel were able to extinguish the blaze, the base said in a press release.

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Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team were near the training area and were able to help in the extraction of the four soldiers from the aircraft, FOX reports.

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Air transport units flew three critically injured soldiers to area hospitals.

Vanderbilt University Medical Center spokeswoman Tavia Smith told The Leaf-Chronicle that two soldiers were airlifted to the trauma unit of the Nashville hospital, while another solider was airlifted to Vanderbilt’s trauma center. The fourth soldier was taken by ambulance to Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, according to Smith.

The identities of the victims have not been released and it was not immediately clear what triggered the crash.

The incident – which happened around 11 a.m. local time – was under investigation. The helicopter was from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault).

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“Our priority is to provide the best medical care available to the Soldiers and support services to their Families,” said Maj. Gen. Andrew P. Poppas, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) and Fort Campbell commanding general in a statement. “Their care and well-being is of our utmost concern.”

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Our prayers go out to these brave heroes and we wish them a speedy recovery.

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