YONGSAN GARRISON, South Korea – An AH-64 Apache helicopter with 2nd
Infantry Division, Republic of Korea/U.S. Combined Division crashed
during a routine training mission this evening at approximately 6:30pm
nearly fifty miles east of Camp Humphreys, killing both pilots.
The identities of the two pilots will be withheld pending next of kin notification.
offer our heartfelt prayers and condolences to the families of the
Soldiers involved in this tragic incident,” said Lt. Col. Mark
Gillespie, the deputy commander of 2nd Combat Aviation Brigade. “Our
first priority is to provide their families with the support they need
during this difficult time."
The cause of the accident is currently under investigation.
For additional information contact LTC Chris Hyde, 2nd Infantry Division by email at firstname.lastname@example.org