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Posted: April 17, 2017

1 killed, 2 injured when U.S. Army helicopter crashes on golf course

An UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter assigned to 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade climbs in altitude for Soldiers competing while honoring Lt. Gen. David E. Grange, Jr., Best Ranger Competition during an Airborne Operation on Holland Drop Zone at Fort Bragg, N.C., March 16. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven Galimore)
Sgt. Steven Galimore/82nd Combat Aviation Brigade
An UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter assigned to 2nd Assault Helicopter Battalion, 82nd Combat Aviation Brigade climbs in altitude for Soldiers competing while honoring Lt. Gen. David E. Grange, Jr., Best Ranger Competition during an Airborne Operation on Holland Drop Zone at Fort Bragg, N.C., March 16. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Steven Galimore)

By Theresa Seiger, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

LEONARDTOWN, Md. —

One crew member died and two were injured when a U.S. Army helicopter crashed Monday afternoon in Maryland, officials said.

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The UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter had three crew members on board when it “had a hard landing” at about 1:40 p.m., according to Fort Belvoir officials. It was from the 12th Aviation Battalion and stationed at the Army’s Fort Belvoir installation in Virginia.


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