"At approximately 9:50 p.m. Friday [1:50 GMT on Saturday], two Soldiers of the 101st Combat Aviation Brigade, 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault) were killed in an AH-64E Apache helicopter crash in the local training area on Fort Campbell. The names of the deceased will not be released until 24 hours after next-of-kin notification is complete," the statement read.
"This is a day of sadness for Fort Campbell and the 101st Airborne," Brig. Gen. Todd Royar, the deputy commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division, was quoted as saying in the statement.
The investigation into the reasons behind the crash has been launched.