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Investigation Continues in Army Helicopter Crash Near JBLM

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credit: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images

credit: MAURICIO LIMA/AFP/Getty Images

An investigation is continuing today in the crash of two Army helicopters last night in the aviation training area near JBLM, killing four Army aviators, according to a report in the Seattle Times.

The crash, about 8:00pm on Monday night, was between two OH-58 Kiowa choppers (similar to the one pictured). It happened about two miles south of Spurgeon Creek Road Southeast and Rainier Road Southeast, according to the Seattle Times. Apparently, skies were clear at the time.

USA Today reports that the airmen were on a training flight. According to USA Today, the Combat Readiness Center at Fort Rucker, AL, will lead the overall investigation into the accident.

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