In a tragic military training exercise, two Marine helicopters collided mid-air killing 7 Marines near Yuma, Arizona. The helicopters were the AH-1W and the UH-1, known as the Cobra and Huey respectively.
The service members were stationed at Camp Pendleton and were part of a training session; the crash occurred at approximately 8p.m. The names of those killed have not yet been released and an investigation is ongoing.
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For more than 30 years, The Franecke Law Group has represented victims and families of tragic aviation disasters including military helicopter accidents. It is critical that an investigation take place immediately to preserve key evidence needed to determine the causes of this crash and to hold those who are responsible accountable.