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2 men in Tennessee helicopter crash identified

March 2, 2019

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (AP) — Officials have released the names of two men injured in a helicopter crash in Tennessee outside of Tullahoma.

The pilots involved in the Thursday crash were identified as 70-year-old Jack Cook, of Ozark, Alabama and 69-year-old Larry Cornell, of New Brockton, Alabama, according to Arista Aviation Services.

The Tennessean reports both men are in stable condition at Vanderbilt University. They were flying in a HH-60L Black Hawk helicopter when it crashed outside Tullahoma. The crash was reported around 3 p.m. on Thursday.

The cause of the crash is still unknown. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety board are continuing to investigate the incident.

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Information from: The Tennessean, http://www.tennessean.com