Army Releases Names of Dead Soldiers
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) _ The U.S. Army on Saturday released the names of the two soldiers killed and three injured in Thursday’s crash of a helicopter on a training mission.
The dead were identified as Chief Warrant Officer Robert L. Brown, 35, the pilot from Fort Carson, Colo., and Chief Warrant Officer David L. Hopkins, 29, the co-pilot from Charlotte, N.C.
Each left a wife and three children.
The injured, all released from the hospital Friday, were Brig. Gen. Raymond D. Barrett Jr. of Austin, Tex.; 1st Lt. Michael B. Siegl of Palo Alto, Calif., and Pfc. Rocki R. Hernandez of Woodburn, Ore.
The five were in a UH-60A helicopter from 2-2 Aviation, 2nd Infantry Division, when it went down on Thursday at the Twin Bridge Training Area, 20 miles north of Seoul, the command said.