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Army Releases Names of Crash Victims

Posted July 12, 1997

— The Army has now released the names of eight soldiers killed this week at Fort Bragg. The 82nd Airborne paratroopers died when a Black Hawk helicopter crashed during routine training.

First Lieutenant Timothy Alspach was a flight surgeon.

Staff Sergeant Loren Woodrow was an intelligence specialist.

Others on board included Sergeant Thomas Fenton, Specialist Jack Tucker, Specialist Angela Niedermayer and Staff Sergeant Leslie Martin. The co-pilot was Chief Warrant Officer Brad Ronan and the pilot was Chief Warrant Officer Michael Pannell.

One of his neighbors spoke with WRAL reporterRick Galltonight.


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