Seven Marines killed in midair helicopter crash

Seven Marines were killed when their two helicopters collided Wednesday night around the Arizona-California border.

The two choppers collided during a training exercise Wednesday night near Yuma. The Marines, from the 3rd Marine Airwing based at Miramar in Southern California, were conducting the exercise when their Cobra and Huey helicopters collided.

There were no survivors. Family members are being notified and investigators are on the scene.


Posted on February 23, 2012, in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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