27 US service members have been killed in noncombat air crashes this year

27 US service members have been killed in noncombat air crashes this year
27 US service members have been killed in noncombat air crashes this year

Seven noncombat air crashes have resulted in deaths this year. They are:

January 20: An AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed during training at California's Fort Irwin, killing two soldiers.
March 15: An HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter crashed in western Iraq, killing seven US airmen.
April 3: A Marine Corps CH-53 Super Stallion helicopter crashed during a training mission near California's Naval Air Facility El Centro, killing four crew members.
April 4: An Air Force Thunderbirds F-16 jet crashed during a training flight at Nevada's Nellis Air Force Base, killing the pilot.
April 6: An Army AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed during training at Kentucky's Fort Campbell, killing two soldiers.
May 2: A Puerto Rico Air National Guard WC-130 cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff near Savannah, Georgia,

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