HEIDELBERG, Germany - Another U.S. Service member died of injuries received when a U.S. Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter attached to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment crashed at approximately noon today 22 miles southwest of Aviano, Italy. This brings the number of deaths to five service members.

11 U.S. service members were on board the aircraft.

The names of the victims are being withheld until notification of next of kin has been completed. The cause of the crash is currently unknown.

Our deepest condolences go out to the families of the victims.

Further information will be provided as soon as it becomes available.

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