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2 National Guard members die in northeast Mississippi helicopter crash

BALDWYN, Miss. (AP) — Two National Guard members died after a helicopter crashed Friday afternoon during a training flight in northeast Mississippi. Prentiss County Sheriff Randy Tolar tells WTVA-TV that the aircraft went down in a wooded area near Baldwyn. The site is about 115 miles southeast of Memphis, Tennessee. The Mississippi National Guard says the helicopter was AH-64 Apache, “flying a routine training flight.” Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves confirmed the death of the two unidentified National Guard members in a statement Friday.

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