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Two US Marines Killed in AH-1Z Crash In Arizona

By R&WI Staff | April 1, 2019
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The AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter. (Bell Flight)

Two U.S.  Marine Corps pilots were killed as a result of a Bell AH-1Z Viper helicopter crash in the vicinity of Yuma, Arizona, at around 8:45 p.m. on March 30, according to the Marine Corps.

The Marines were conducting a routine training mission in the two-seater attack helicopter as part of the Weapons and Tactics Instructor course.

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The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.

The names of the deceased will be withheld until 24 hours after next-of-kin notification.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information becomes available.

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