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Chief warrant Officers Jesse Anderson and two other National Guard pilots killed in a helicopter crash near Boise.
They were on a preparation mission onboard a UH-60 Black Hawk, authorities said.
He was 43 years old.
Three pilots with the Army National Guard were killed when their helicopter smashed during a preparation mission in southern Idaho on Tuesday night, specialists said.
Boss warrant Officers Jesse Anderson, George “Geoff” Laubhan and Matthew Peltzer were on a UH-60 Black Hawk, Maj. Gen. Michael Garshak, aide general of Idaho and officer of the Idaho National Guard, said in an explanation.
The mishap happened only south of Lucky Peak, which is somewhat more than 10 miles southeast of the state capital in Boise, soon after 8 p.m. nearby time, specialists said.
The Black Hawk’s last contact was about 7:45 p.m. and an emergency transmitter locator on the aircraft was activated just after 8 p.m., immediately launching a search, according to Col. Christopher Burt, the Idaho Army National Guard’s state aviation officer.
Anderson, 43, of Nampa, a senior educator pilot who had served in the Idaho Army National Guard since 2008. Laubhan, 39, of Boise, was an educator pilot with over a time of administration. Peltzer, 43, of Nampa, a pilot who had served in the Idaho Army National Guard since 2005.
All were married with children.
“This is an enormous misfortune to the Idaho National Guard and our local area,” Garshak said. “Our musings and supplications are with the families and friends and family as we work through this misfortune.”