2 National Guardsmen dead after military helicopter crashes in Mississippi

The AH-64 Apache crashed in Prentiss County, Mississippi.

ByMatthew Seyler ABCNews logo
Friday, February 23, 2024
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Two National Guardsmen are dead after a military helicopter crashed in northeast Mississippi on Friday afternoon during a routine training flight, officials said.

The AH-64 Apache crashed in Prentiss County around 2 p.m., the Mississippi National Guard said in a statement.

Both Guardsmen on board the helicopter died, according to Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves.

"Mississippi will always be grateful for their service and we will never forget them," he said in a statement on social media.

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