In a written statement from the US Army 11th Airborne Division, it was shared that the accident occurred when two AH-64 Apache type helicopters returned from their training flight.
It was stated that in the accident that occurred in the Healy region, two of the soldiers died at the scene and the third died while being taken to the hospital.
It was noted that the soldier who survived the accident was being treated at Fairbanks Memorial Hospital.
Major General Brian Eifler, Commander of the 11th Airborne Division, said: “This is an incredible loss to the families of the soldiers, their fellow soldiers and the division.” used the phrase.
Eifler stated that “all the resources of the army will be mobilized” to support their relatives.