Fort Stewart Soldier Killed in Helicopter Incident in Georgia

A Forty Stewart soldier died in a helicopter incident in Georgia early on March 30, the United States Army said.

In a Facebook post, the 3rd Infantry Division said that the soldier, whose name has not been released, was killed in an incident involving two UH-60 helicopters at Wright Army Airfield at around 2 a.m.

The soldier was assigned to the 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, according to the post.

The 3rd Infantry Division said that the incident is under investigation and that the Wright Army Airfield is closed until further notice.


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