5 soldiers hurt in hard helicopter landing during training

Helicopter Crash
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FORT CAMPBELL, Ky. (AP) – Officials say five soldiers have been injured in a hard helicopter landing during a training exercise at an Army base on the Kentucky-Tennessee border.

A statement from Fort Campbell says the soldiers were in the middle of a routine training exercise Wednesday evening when the Chinook helicopter made a hard landing.

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All five soldiers were taken to medical treatment facilities, according to the statement.

Media cited an Army statement saying two crew members were in stable condition Thursday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville and three others were treated at the post hospital and released.

No further information was immediately available.

Fort Campbell is home to the 101st Airborne Division

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