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27 US personnel have been killed in air crashes this year so far

27 US personnel have been killed in air crashes this year so far

This year twenty-seven US military personnel have been killed in air crashes this year so far

List of noncombat air crashes that have resulted in deaths this year. They are:

January 20: An AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed during training at California’s Fort Irwin, killing two soldiers.
March 14: A Navy F/A-18 fighter jet crashed during a training flight off Key West, Florida, killing two naval aviators.
March 15: An HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq, killing seven US airmen.
April 3: A Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter crashed during a training mission near California’s Naval Air Facility El Centro, killing four crew members.
•April 4: An Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 jet crashed during a training flight at Nevada’s Nellis Air Force Base, killing the pilot.
• April 6: An Army AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed during training at Kentucky’s Fort Campbell, killing two soldiers.
• May 2: A Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff near Savannah, Georgia, killing all nine people on board.

Here are a photo of few US personnel killed in these crashes

 

       

 

 

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  1. Good work chasing up all of these pictures of fine Officers and Airmen.
    Every loss is a terrible tragedy. Do you know of any websites that provide reasons behind these aircraft crashes?
    I have a webpage dedicated to the Human Factors that contribute to these tragedies, it’s sole purpose, to make every effort to prevent them happening again.

    I would appreciate any help you can offer.

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