Thursday, February 23, 2012
And most of thought bringing the troops back home was safer - Seven U.S. marines killed in Arizona helicopter collision
Two U.S. military helicopters collided over a training range in Arizona on Wednesday killing seven Marines, the Marines said on Thursday.
The aircraft, an AH-1W "Cobra" and a UH-1Y "Huey," were conducting routine training operations when the accident occurred.
The marines said the accident took place at the Yuma Training Range Complex in Yuma at about 8 p.m.
The Marines said the incident, which was in a remote part of the training range, was under investigation.
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