A&M Helicopter Crash

42 year old Sgt. Charles Mitts of Spring was one of five soldiers on the ROTC UH-60 helicopter when it crashed during a routine training exercise Monday afternoon.ξ Sgt. Mitts died over night at Memorial-Hermann Hospital.

The crash also killed 22 year old 2nd Lieutenant Zachary Cook of Lufkin, a recent A&M cadet and graduate who had just received his commission.ξ Three others on the chopper are still in the hospital.

Army investigators are on the A&M campus looking for the cause of the crash.ξ

Jim Bell, KUHF, Houston Public Radio News.

image of crash of a Black Hawk helicopter on the Texas A&M campus
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