Two Helicopters Crash at National Guard Training

Snow clouding view of ground currently cited reason.

The Utah National Guard announced that a crash had occurred during their winter mountain training. “We can confirm that two Utah National Guard UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters were involved in a training accident at approx. 9:30 a.m. near Mineral Basin. No crew members were injured in the accident. Both UH-60s were damaged. The incident is under investigation,” officials stated.

A video of the incident has been circulating, showing the rotor blade from one helicopter hitting the second one while both were preparing to land. A spokesman for Utah National Guard Aviation Public Affairs said that there were no major injuries, and that an investigation is currently underway to find out what exactly caused the crash.

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For National Guard officials as they seek to safely train their members.
  • For members of the National Guard as they serve the nation.

Sources: CNN, The Hill


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