The incident happened during military training in the US state of Kentucky.
Two US Army Black Hawk helicopters have crashed while on a training mission over the US state of Kentucky and casualties are feared.
The status of the crew members was not immediately known, Army spokeswoman Nondice Thurman said in a statement Thursday. It was not known how many people were on board the plane.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said deaths were expected and Kentucky police and the state Emergency Management Service were responding.
“We have difficult news from Fort Campbell with initial reports of a helicopter crash and fatalities expected,” he said on Twitter.
We have some difficult news from Fort Campbell, with the first reports of a helicopter crash and fatalities expected. @kystatepolice, @KentuckyEM and local authorities react. We will share more information as it becomes available. Please pray for all those affected.
— Governor Andy Beshear (@GovAndyBeshear) March 30, 2023
The two HH-60 Black Hawk helicopters were part of the 101st Airborne Division.
The crew members were flying two Black Hawk helicopters that crashed around 10 p.m. (0200 GMT Thursday) in Trigg County, Kentucky, Thurman said.
The cause of the accident is under investigation. “The command is currently focused on caring for service members and their families,” she said.