19-Sep-11 Bell AH-1W Camp Pendleton, US-California (2F)

The helicopter went down at approximately 1:00 p.m. Monday in a training area in the southeast corner of Camp Pendleton.  A small brush fire broke out as a result of the crash. Fire crews are on scene working to contain the flames.  The two fatalities were later named as Capt. Jeffrey Bland, 37, and 1st Lt. Thomas Heitmann, 27

Date:
19 September, 2011
Make:
Bell
Model:
AH-1
Location:
MCAS Camp Pendleton
Country:
US-California
Civil / Military:
Military
Fatalities:
2
Link:
http://www.cbs8.com/story/15498875/military-helicopter-crashes-in-north-county
Link:
http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/2011/sep/19/two-dead-helicopter-crash-camp-pendleton/
Link:
http://www.10news.com/news/29234420/detail.html

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