Three National Guardsmen Dead After Helicopter Crash In Upstate New York

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A tragic accident overnight claimed three National Guard members’ lives when their helicopter crashed in New York Wednesday night, according to CNY Central.

The state’s Division of Military and Naval Affairs said the New York Army National Guard Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk based at the Army Aviation Support Facility at Greater Rochester International Airport crashed while on a training mission

A tragic accident overnight claimed three National Guard members’ lives when their helicopter crashed in New York Wednesday night, according to CNY Central.

 

“This is a heavy, heavy burden upon all of us,” Monroe County Sheriff Todd Baxter told reporters. “These are our freedom providers… just showing again that freedom is not free. We lost three great Americans today in the service of our country.”