Four killed in military helicopter crash at Army base in Texas

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Posted: Nov 24, 2015 9:01 AM

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Four crew members on a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter died when their aircraft crashed during a training exercise at the Fort Hood U.S. Army base in central Texas, military officials said on Tuesday.

The crew was assigned to Division West, First Army and on a routine training mission when the helicopter crashed on Monday, at about 6 p.m., the military officials said in a statement.

The crash is being investigated and the names of those who died have not yet been released.

(Reporting by Jon Herskovitz; Editing by Bill Trott)