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U.S. Army Identifies Name Of Soldier Killed In Deadly Black Hawk Crash In Maryland

April 21, 2017

The soldier killed in Monday’s deadly Black Hawk Helicopter crash in Maryland has been identified as 22-year-old Spc. Jeremy Darrell Tomlin, according to Army officials. Spc. Tomlin was a UH-60 crew chief assigned to the 12th Aviation Battalion. Two other soldiers were injured in the crash that occurred on a golf course, and are listed in critical condition at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center. They have been identified as Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Nicholas, who was the pilot, and Capt. Terikazu Onoda. The helicopter was flying from Ft. Belvoir in Virginia.

The Army is still investigating the cause of the crash, but released a statement on the tragedy.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with our soldiers, their families, and friends,” said Director of public affairs Col. Amanda Azubuike. “Our top priority is the health of our soldiers and ensuring that their family members are provided the support they need.”