An Army AH-64 Apache crash at Fort Riley on Tuesday left two pilots injured, marking another aviation incident in a string of crashes for the service.
The Manhattan Mercury reports that the pair of soldiers with the 1st Infantry Division’s Combat Aviation Brigade were being treated for injuries after the crash, which occurred during gunnery training, according to a spokesperson for the installation. It’s unclear what caused the crash, and officials are investigating the incident.
The Army has been marred by a string of helicopter incidents, particularly among Apache and Black Hawk helicopters. The service saw 10 incidents last year, including 14 fatalities — far outpacing deaths occurring in combat operations abroad, according to reporting by

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