Fort Hood Soldier Dies In Helicopter Crash On Post

One 4th Infantry Division Aviation Brigade soldier died and a second was injured Monday in the crash of an Army AH-64D Apache helicopter.

The helicopter went down at about 7:30 p.m. Monday in a training area north of Lake Belton.

The two-man crew was on a flight-training mission at the time of the crash, Fort Hood said.

The injured crewmember was taken to Darnall Army Community Hospital.

Information about the extent and severity of his injuries was not available.

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MILITARY CRASHES IN TEXAS

March 1985: Six crewmen die when a C-130 from Little Rock, Ark., crashes near Fort Hood, Texas.

June 22, 1987: Ten killed when a UH-1 ``Huey'' helicopter crashes during a low-level orientation flight at Fort Hood.

Feb. 25, 1988: Ten killed and eight burned when a Chinook CH-47D helicopter crashes near Chico during a routine flight from Fort Hood to Fort Sill, Okla.

Oct. 15, 1989: Two killed when an F-16 crashes during a training mission at Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth.

June 24, 1991: An Air Force T-38 trainer jet crashes while attempting to
land at Sheppard A.F.B., killing a student pilot and Italian NATO instructor.

Nov. 30, 1992: All four crewmembers of a B-1B bomber, based at Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, killed during a low-flying training mission in West Texas.

Dec. 23, 1992: One crewmember killed when a Navy Reserve F-14, assigned to Dallas Naval Air Station went down near Comanche, Texas.

May 24, 1993: An F-16 pilot was killed when his plane went down in a rural area near Mineral Wells.

Jan. 25, 1994: An Army helicopter crashed northwest of Killeen during a
training mission, killing two pilots on board.

Aug. 17, 1994: A student pilot is killed when two T-45 training jets
assigned to Naval Air Station Kingsville collide.

Feb. 14, 1995: An instructor pilot, assigned to Naval Air Station Corpus
Christi, died when his plane crashed into the Gulf of Mexico during a routine training mission.

April 24, 1995: Five killed when a CH-47 Delta Chinook helicopter crashes near Florence in Williamson County.

May 31, 1995: Two civilians killed when a T-38 Talon training jet crashes
into an apartment building in Wichita Falls. The two crewmembers ejected safely.

Dec. 04, 1997: Both crewmembers die in crash of Ft Hood AH64 Apache in San Saba County. Copter was assigned to the Fourth Infantry Division.

Nov. 29, 2004: Army Blackhawk Helicopter clips support wire on KXXV TV tower, crashes and burns in field near Bruceville-Eddy, killing all seven soldiers aboard. Helicopter was assigned to the Fourth Infantry Division.


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