A 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment MH-60M Blackhawk sustained a hard landing at 11:24 a.m. Thursday while conducting routine training on Hunter Army Airfield. One soldier was killed, and two others were injured. The injured have been taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Identification of the deceased will be released pending notification of the next of kin.
The area has been secured, and emergency personnel are on the scene. An investigation into the incident is under way. Additional details will be available at a later time.