A National Guard Apache helicopter crashed near Boise Airport in Ada County, Idaho, at around 7 p.m. on November 6.
According to an Army National Guard spokesperson, the helicopter was on a routine nighttime training flight when it crashed near Pleasant Valley Road and Hollilynn Drive.
There were 2 soldiers aboard at the time of crash; both of them were killed. Their names have not yet been released.
Idaho National Guard Commander, Major General Gary Sayler said, “The men and women of the Idaho National Guard are united in grief at the loss of two of our brothers in arms, who gave their lives while training to defend our nation…Today, our thoughts and prayers are with their families.”
The cause of crash is being investigated.