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Two Killed in Idaho National Guard Helicopter Crash

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)

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.

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) 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.

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