WRIGHTSTOWN – Two army personnel had been injured when a Marine Corps helicopter crashed right here Thursday, authorities say.

The AH-1 assault helicopter went down round 3:30 p.m, in line with a press release from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst.

It stated the accident occurred in Wrightstown, however didn’t give a particular location.

“Two personnel had been on board and had been transferred to close by medical amenities,” the assertion stated. “Their situation is secure.”

The joint base closed its Wrightstown gate “till additional discover” within the wake of the accident. The McGuire gate remained open, however with a restriction on left-hand turns.

The incident is beneath investigation.

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