Reports: Marine Helicopters Crash In Southwest

NBC News appears to have been first to report that “seven Marines were killed when their two helicopters collided Wednesday night near Yuma, Ariz.,” according to “defense officials.”

There are now similar stories from ABC News and CNN.

But The Associated Press is reporting that “a military official says two Huey military helicopters have crashed in the Chocolate Mountains in southeast California, but it’s unclear whether there are casualties.”

We’ll pass on more information as the story develops.

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