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Two Marines dead in Camp Pendleton helicopter crash

September 19, 2011 |  2:43 pm

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Two Marines were killed in a helicopter crash during a training mission Monday at Camp Pendleton, officials said.

The two were aboard an AH-1 Cobra that crashed about 1 p.m. in the northeast corner of the sprawling base near Fallbrook. No other injuries were reported.

Camp Pendleton firefighters responded to a blaze at the crash scene. The helicopter was part of the 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing.

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Photo: AH-1 Cobra in Afghanistan. Credit: Marine Corps

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