A US National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed on an Alabama roadway, killing everyone on board.
According to Alabama State Law Enforcement, on the afternoon of February 15, a Tennessee National Guard UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed on Highway 53 at the boundary between the two states .The number of passengers on board and the anticipated journey are unclear.
Rescuers on the scene reported that the UH-60 was “in flames and entirely destroyed,” implying that there were no survivors. The helicopter is shown whirling, plummeting straight to the earth, then exploding in a video uploaded on social media.
The Tennessee National Guard has not issued a statement in response to the report.
UH-60 The Black Hawk is a tactical transport helicopter used by the United States Army since 1979, with a top speed of 295 km/h and a ceiling of 5.8 km. Many later variations were also created for the US Navy and Coast Guard, as well as marketed to a number of countries worldwide.