Black Hawk Down! Military Helicopter Crashed on Maryland Golf Course

Keely Sharp
Written by Keely Sharp

A Black Hawk military helicopter went down near the 3rd hole at the Benton Bay Golf Course in St. Mary’s County, Maryland on Monday afternoon.

Three people were reportedly on board. Two medevac choppers were deployed by Maryland State police in response to the crash.

Fox News reports:

A U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk from Ft. Belvoir, Virginia with three crew members aboard crashed around 1:50 p.m. near Leonardtown, Ft. Belvoir spokesman Jimmie Cummings said.

One of the crew members was taken by helicopter to a local hospital, but Cummings wouldn’t describe his injuries. The other two members of the crew were okay, Cummings said. Two medevac helicopters were initially sent to the scene to assist.

Kevin Bowen, who works in the pro shop of the Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown, said he saw the helicopter “flying kind of low” and then “saw it spinning” before it went down between the third and fourth holes of the golf course.

 

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