Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

1/23/03

Marines Killed in Helicopter Crash

Four U.S. marines are dead after their helicopters crashed late Wednesday. The marine corps reservists were patrolling the border when the two choppers went down in Falcon Heights.

There's no word on what caused the crash, but a marine spokesman says the helicopters may have collided in the air. The Marine Corps is investigating the crash. The crews were based in Camp Pendleton, California. The names of the marines have not been released.

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