Update (0614 EST, 28APR23): The United States Army has confirmed three are dead and one is hospitalized.
Update (2056 EST): Each helicopter carried two people, said John Pennell, a spokesperson for the U.S. Army Alaska. Pennell said he did not have further information.
Update (2052 EST): One U.S. Air Force KC-130J recovery aircraft is reportedly circling the wreckage.
Two AH-64 Apache helicopters from the 1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment at Fort Wainwright, Alaska have just crashed returning from a training flight.
Casualties are expected and first responders are on scene. This is developing.
Two AH-64 Apache helicopters from the 1st Attack Battalion, 25th Aviation Regiment, at Fort Wainwright crashed today near Healy, Alaska, returning from a training flight.
— Eleventh Airborne (@11thAirborneDiv) April 28, 2023
The 1-25th Attack Reconnaissance Battalion is home of all AH-64 Apache Helicopters in Alaska. The Arctic Attack team supports the Ground Commander with timely, efficient, and deadly Aviation Support on the battlefield.
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