2 business executives and their father identified as victims in South Dakota plane crash
Jim and Kirk Hansen and their father were killed in the crash, according to the company their family.The founders of health and wellness company Kyäni Inc., along with their father, were among the nine killed in a plane crash in Chamberlain, South Dakota, the company said Sunday.
Three soldiers aboard a Minnesota Army National Guard helicopter were killed after the UH-60 Black Hawk crashed during a flight from an Army aviation facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota , on Thursday, Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz said.
The Minnesota National Guard has identified James A. Rogers Jr, Charles P. Nord and Sgt. Kort M. Plantenberg as the three soldiers who were PICTURED: Two remaining soldiers identified after pilot is named in fatal Black Hawk helicopter crash that collided into a tree line in a Minnesota farm field.
Authorities on Saturday identified three soldiers who died when acrashed in Minnesota.
They were named as Chief Warrant Officer 2 James A. Rogers Jr., 28; Chief Warrant Officer 2 Charles P. Nord, 30; and Sgt. Kort M. Plantenberg, 28, the Minnesota National Guard said.
The three were assigned to a general support aviation battalion in St. Cloud, Minnesota, the national guard said in a statement, and their unit had returned in May from a nine-month medical evacuation deployment to the Middle East.
Three French flood rescuers killed in helicopter crash
Three emergency workers were killed in a helicopter crash near Marseille while on a rescue mission in flood-hit southern France, the interior ministry said Monday. Their EC145 helicopter lost radio and radar contact while on a rescue and reconnaissance flight in the Var region Sunday night. Their EC145 helicopter lost radio and radar contact while on a rescue and reconnaissance flight in the Var region Sunday night. The three were found dead at 1:30 am near the town of Rove, Interior Minister Christophe Castaner and his secretary of state Laurent Nunez said in a statement.
Three Army National Guard soldiers were killed Thursday when a UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed near St. Cloud, Minnesota , authorities said. The Minnesota National Guard personnel were conducting a routine maintenance test flight just after 2 p.m. when they lost contact with air traffic
All three Minnesota national guard soldiers were killed when the Black Hawk helicopter they were riding in crashed Thursday in central Minnesota Maj Gen Jon Jensen, the adjutant general of the Minnesota national guard , said: “Our Minnesota national guard family is devastated by the deaths
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The soldiers were the only people aboard the UH-60 Black Hawk when it crashed Thursday. its last known location was about 10 miles southwest of a St. Cloud airport at about 1:55 p.m., according to guard officials and NBC News affiliate.
"Shortly after takeoff, the pilots initiated a mayday call," said Major Gen. Jon A. Jensen of the Minnesota National Guard in a news conference Saturday.
The crew was on a routine maintenance flight, the type of which was "conducted almost daily," when the Black Hawk went down, he said.
Jensen said the Minnesota National Guard's UH-60s were grounded as Army investigators, with the assistance of the state guard, tried to determine what caused the crash.
"We expect our UH-60s will begin flying again shortly," he said.
He also addressed the families of the fallen: "You are not alone in your grief."
Woman wanted in connection with hit-and-run that killed motorcyclist in OKC, police say .
Oklahoma City police on Tuesday released photos of a woman wanted in connection with a hit-and-run crash that killed a motorcyclist Sunday night. According to police, the crash was reported at about 7 p.m. near Northwest 23rd Street and Meridian Avenue. The motorcyclist, later identified as 48-year-old Curtis Turner, was westbound on Northwest 23rd Street when a dark red Chevrolet Suburban crossed the street from a private drive into a private drive in front of the motorcycle, according to the police report.Sign up for our NewslettersTurner laid the bike down and collided with the passenger side of the Suburban, according to police.