US Marine Corps jet crashes in Djibouti; pilot ejected and in 'stable' condition, officials say
A U.S. Marine Corp pilot ejected and was in "stable condition" after his AV-8B Harrier jet crashed in Djibouti on Tuesday during a training exercise, officials told Fox News.Officials told Fox News the pilot was currently in stable condition and being treated in a U.S. military facility.
The two Army pilots were the only people on board the Apache helicopter that crashed on Friday. Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly (left) and Warrant Officer James Casadona were identified as the two Army pilots killed in an AH-64E Apache helicopter crash on Friday at Fort Campbell
The Army has identified two soldiers killed in a helicopter crash Friday night in Kentucky as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly, 37, and Warrant Officer James Casadona, 28.
The Army on Sunday identified the two soldiers who were killed after their helicopter crashed during a night-time training exercise at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
The two 101st Airborne Division members were pulled from the wreckage of an Army Apache AH-64E helicopter after it went down Friday.
The victims were identified as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly, 37, of Manchester, Mo., and Warrant Officer James Casadona, 28, from Marine Corps Base Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii, Army officials said.
Four presumed dead in Marine helicopter crash in California
All four people aboard a CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter that crashed Tuesday afternoon in Southern California are presumed dead, the Marine Corps said Tuesday night.The names of the victims weren't made public pending positive identification and notification of their families. The helicopter was assigned to the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing at Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, north of San Diego.
The Army on Sunday identified the two soldiers who were killed after their helicopter crashed during a night-time training exercise at Fort Campbell in Kentucky . The two 101st Airborne Division members were pulled from the wreckage of an Army Apache AH-64E helicopter after it went down Friday.
The U.S. Army on Sunday identified two pilots killed in a helicopter crash during training at Fort Campbell, Kentucky , in the The soldiers - identified as Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly, 37, and Warrant Officer James Casadona, 28 - died when their AH-64E Apache helicopter went down at
The two belonged to the 101st Combat Aviation “Destiny” Brigade.
Connolly was an instructor pilot who joined the Army in 2001. He served in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Casadona joined the Army in 2012.
"This is a day of sadness for Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne," said Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, acting senior commander of the 101st Airborne Division and Fort Campbell. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the families during this difficult time."
The accident was the third deadly military aircraft crash this week. Five servicemen died in the other two crashes.
Connolly and Casadona were the only two people aboard the helicopter, officials said.
The cause of the accident was under investigation.
Fox News' Lucas Tomlinson contributed to this report.
NYC helicopter crash: Pilots had safety concerns months before deadly incident .
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