In Idaho, 3 pilots died in Blackhawk crash

In Idaho, 3 pilots died in Blackhawk crash

A Black Hawk helicopter crash in Idaho has left three National Guard pilots dead.

Three members of the Idaho Army National Guard died after their helicopter crashed near Boise Tuesday night, officials said. The three pilots were on a routine training flight when their UH-60 Black Hawk crashed around 8 p.m..near Lucky Peak, the Idaho National Guard said in a statement.

Maj. Gen. Michael Garshak said an investigation into the crash is underway. Rescue workers are also still conducting a crash response operation.

The Idaho crash comes less than two weeks after three members of the National Guard were killed in a helicopter crash in New York City.