A member of an elite military helicopter unit is dead and two others are injured after a "hard landing" at a Georgia air base Wednesday. Investigators have yet to determine what went wrong or why. An Army spokesman says the MH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crew was coming in from a routine training flight.
The Army's elite helicopter unit based in Savannah is promoting a longtime member to take over as its new commander. Lt. Col. Chris Black was scheduled Friday to assume command of the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.
An elite Army helicopter unit based in coastal Georgia is building a memorial to its fallen members. A ground breaking ceremony was scheduled Thursday at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah for the new memorial for the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment.