Two soldiers dead in Mississippi after U.S. helicopter crashes

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Washington, Feb 24 : Two soldiers died in a military attack helicopter crash during a training flight Friday in the southern U.S. state of Mississippi.

“The Mississippi National Guard experienced an Apache AH-64 helicopter crash during a routine training flight in Prentiss County. Tragically, both Guardsmen on board did not survive,” said Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves on X, formerly Twitter.

The two-seat helicopter crashed in a wooded area around 2 p.m. (2000 GMT) during a routine training flight, NBC News cited a statement from the Mississippi National Guard as saying.

“Our paramount concern at this time is to ensure proper casualty assistance is conducted to support the surviving family members,” the Mississippi National Guard said, adding that the incident is under investigation.

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