21 Mar An American UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed on a highway in Alabama
An American military helicopter crashed on a busy highway in Alabama. The incident occurred at about 15.00 local time. The helicopter crashed on a highway near the city of Huntsville, while the cars were not injured.
After hitting the ground, the car caught fire. The fire was quickly extinguished.
The exact number of people on board has not yet been established. Medical services reported that there were no survivors. Nothing is known about the causes of the helicopter crash.
The US aviation authorities confirmed that the helicopter was military. Alabama law enforcement authorities clarified that it was a UH-60 Black Hawk.
In response to the request, the Pentagon stated that they have nothing to report on this yet. Representatives of the Redstone Arsenal military base, located near Huntsville, said that the initial inspection showed that “this has nothing to do with Redstone Arsenal.”