Black Hawk Down: National Guard provides update to MN helicopter crash

The Minnesota National Guard says a Black Hawk helicopter with three people on board crashed near Kimball, Minn. Thursday afternoon. Minnesota National Guard Master Sgt. Blair Heusdens said the helicopter went missing after a mayday call nine minutes after taking off at 1:55 p.m Thursday from the St. Cloud airport. The National Guard lost contact with the aircraft officially at 2:05 p.m. The UH-60 Black Hawk was conducting a maintenance test flight from the St. Cloud airport. Emergency crews were seen from Sky FOX 9 responding to a wooded area on a farm near Kimball, Minn. Thursday afternoon. The three on board were pronounced dead.

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