KENTUCKY (WEHT) – According to officials at Fort Campbell army base, two Blackhawk helicopters crashed in a field late Wednesday night during a routine training mission. Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division.
In a tweet, the 101st Airborne Division says the accident resulted in several casualties.
Nondice Thurman, Media Relations Officer for Fort Campbell, says the crash happened near Highway 68. In a press release from Fort Campbell, officials say, “The command is currently focused on caring for the servicemembers and their families.”
Eyewitness News is working with our sister station, WKRN out of Nashville, to gather more on this situation.