JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska — Two soldiers were injured when a military helicopter. was involved in a rollover accident in Talkeetna, Alaska, officials said Monday.
The soldiers were taken to area hospitals, where they were treated and released. the US military said in a statement.
An Army AH-64D Apache helicopter was damaged in Sunday’s accident. Which occurred while the helicopter was in flight. A determination should be made later this week on whether the helicopter can be salvaged. Spokesman John Pennell said in an email. Other details of the crash were not immediately available, but the cause will be resolved. In a post-accident investigation by Army Combat Readiness. Center, Pennell Dr. The investigative team is expected to arrive later this week.
The Apache was one of four from Fort Wainwright’s 25th Attack Battalion that traveled. To Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, near Fairbanks, for training. Four helicopters stopped at Talkeetna to refuel.
Talkeetna is about 110 miles north of Anchorage