US Army soldier killed during a helicopter crash in Georgia

An HH-60M Black Hawk helicopter sits at Wright Army Airfield, Georgia, Jan. 5, 2021. The Soldiers of C Company, 2nd Battalion, 3rd General Support Aviation Battalion, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division stand ready to respond as they provide medical evacuation capabilities to all units training at Fort Stewart and Hunter Army Airfield. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Andrew McNeil, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division)

A crash involving two Army UH-60 helicopters took the life of a soldier in Georgia early Wednesday morning.

Army officials stated the crash involving two helicopters from Fort Stewart’s Wright Army Airfield happened at around 2 a.m. 

According to FOX5, the soldier who was killed was a member of the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division.

Their name will be released after their family is notified of their death.

Wright Army Airfield was closed by the Army until further notice as they investigate the crash.

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