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US Army Identifies The 2 Soldiers Killed In Kentucky Helicopter Crash

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly and Warrant Officer James Casadona died in the crash.
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US Army Identifies The 2 Soldiers Killed In Kentucky Helicopter Crash

The U.S. Army identified the two soldiers who died in a helicopter crash Friday in Kentucky. 

Chief Warrant Officer 3 Ryan Connolly and Warrant Officer James Casadona were both in the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade. 

The two died when their AH-64E Apache helicopter crashed in the local training area at Fort Campbell. 

Connolly, 37, joined the Army in 2001 and was an instructor pilot. Casadona, 28, joined in 2012 and was a pilot. 

In a statement, an Army official said, "The Destiny Brigade has suffered a great tragedy and our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the deceased." 

The cause of the incident is still under investigation.