Transcript for Helicopter 'Hard Landing' Kills Marine
And at a breaking news for our viewers in the west to deadly helicopter crash at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina one marine killed in a hard landing during a training exercise. ABC's Martha Raddatz is in Washington with the very latest on all of this good morning to you Martha. Good morning Amy the US Marines were on board a CH. 53. The largest helicopter in US military those helicopters used to transport troops and equipment. He was a nighttime training mission at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. Always more difficult at night. The Marines are calling it a hard landing but only endings so hard to kill the one marine left another in serious condition. This came within hours of another so called hard landing out in Colorado where two army soldiers were injured. But for the marine court this latest fatality brings to eighteen the number of Marines killed this year. In helicopters. Or tilt rotor aircraft Amy. All right Martha Raddatz at the latest in Washington.
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