Story by the Associated Press; curated by Oliver Darcy.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho National Guard spokesman says the two crew members are dead after their Army National Guard helicopter crashed Thursday night in Boise.
BOISE, Idaho (@AP) — Official: 2 killed in crash of Idaho National Guard helicopter on night training mission.— TheBlazeNOW (@TheBlazeNOW) November 7, 2014
Col. Tim Marsano confirmed the deaths but did not release any details on the two pilots. He says the cause of the crash is under investigation.
A coroners van drives toward the crash site of an Apache helicopter that crashed south of the Boise Airport around 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014. Two crew members were on board for an Idaho National Guard night time training mission. There was no immediate word on injuries. (AP Photo/Idaho Press-Tribune, Adam Eschbach)
Marsano says the pilots were on a training mission when the Apache combat helicopter crashed about two miles south of the National Guard base at Gowen Field near Boise International Airport.