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Marine helicopter crashes at Camp Pendleton

A helicopter with two Marines aboard crashed Monday in a training area at Camp Pendleton, the Marine Corps said.

The fate of the two Marines was unknown. Camp Pendleton firefighters were responding to the scene, Marine officials said.

The helicopter, an AH-1 Cobra, is part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.


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