- Officials said the helicopter crew was performing a routine training flight when it crashed at Breton Bay Golf Course & Country Club in Leonardtown.
- Authorities said one person was left in serious condition and the other in critical condition. They were taken to the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment.
- Officials did not identify the crew member killed in the crash, citing the need to notify his or her next-of-kin.
- Authorities initially said one person was medically evacuated from the scene.
- "We are deeply saddened by this loss within our community," said Maj. Gen. Bradley A. Becker, commanding general of the Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington. "Our condolences go out to the families and friends affected by this tragedy, and our team is focused on supporting them during this difficult time."
- Kevin Bowen, an employee of the Breton Bay Golf & Country Club, told WTOP that the helicopter appeared to be “flying kind of low” and started spinning before it crashed between the third and fourth holes of the golf course.
- A team from the Army Combat Readiness Center in Fort Rucker, Alabama, will conduct an investigation into the cause of the accident.
- Leonardtown is about 60 miles southeast of Washington.
- Check back for updates on this developing story.
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U.S. Army helicopter crashes in Maryland