1 Marine killed, 9 others hurt in helicopter hard landing at Camp Lejeune …

3 Sep 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

1 Marine killed, several others hurt in Camp Lejeune training accident.

According to Marine Corps officials, A CH-53E helicopter belonging to Heavy Helicopter Squadron-464, Marine Aircraft group-29, 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing experienced a hard landing while conducting training around 9 p.m.

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (WNCT) – The Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune says a service member is dead and several others injured during a helicopter crash aboard Camp Lejeune on Wednesday. — One Marine was killed and at least seven others were hurt Wednesday night during a training exercise at Camp Lejeune, base officials confirmed Thursday morning.

Sixteen Marines were on the helicopter at the time of the accident, and officials said the seven who were hurt did not suffer life-threatening injuries.

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