Nov. 14 (UPI) — The U.S. Military on Saturday launched the names of 5 troopers killed in a UH-60 helicopter crash in Egypt earlier this week.
Based on a information launch from the service, the troopers who died Thursday throughout a peacekeeping operation in Sinai, Egypt are: Capt. Seth Vernon Vandekamp, 31, from Katy, Texas; Chief Warrant Officer three Dallas Gearld Garza, 34, from Fayetteville, N.C.; Chief Warrant Officer 2 Marwan Sameh Ghabour, 27, from Marlborough, Mass.; Workers Sgt. Kyle Robert McKee, 35, from Painesville, Ohio; Sgt. Jeremy Cain Sherman, 23, from Watseka, Unwell.
Eight of the 9 folks concerned within the incident died within the crash, together with one other American whose title has not been launched, in addition to a French nationwide and a Czech nationwide.
One other American was injured however survived the crash and was evacuated by Israel Protection Forces to an Israeli hospital for medical therapy.
The French soldier who died has not been publicly recognized, however Czech authorities have named Sgt. Michaela Ticha as a casualty of the crash.
Ticha is the primary Czech feminine solider killed in a overseas mission for the reason that Velvet Revolution in 1989, CNN reported.
The Military mentioned the crash was underneath investigation.