US Army paratroopers land in North Carolina neighborhood

US Army paratroopers land in North Carolina neighborhood

Two Special Forces paratroopers had been damage in a North Carolina neighborhood after lacking their touchdown zone on Wednesday.

The paratroopers had been rescued by Hoke County locals who rushed to their help after one of many troopers hit the roof of a close-by home.

One of the airborne unit members was hospitalized in vital however steady situation, Army Maj. Rick Dickinson, a spokesperson for Fort Bragg, instructed the Army Times.

The different soldier was handled for minor accidents on the scene. Training was briefly suspended that day.

Both troopers are members of the 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne).

Military leaders instructed WRAL the paratroopers had been utilizing Boeing CH-47 Chinook helicopters for bounce coaching over St Mere-Eglise Drop Zone, about 8 miles from the place they crash-landed.

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Two Special Forces paratroopers missed their mark and landed in a suburban North Carolina neighborhood.
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US Army Special Operations Command didn’t instantly reply to The Post’s request for remark.

The 3rd Special Forces Group (Airborne) has an extended historical past of serving throughout peacetime and conflict. Stationed at Fort Bragg, it’s the lead Special Forces Group on operations in central Asia.

Special Forces items carry out seven key missions, together with unconventional warfare, international inside protection, particular reconnaissance, direct motion, combating terrorism, counter-proliferation, and knowledge operations.

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One of the paratroopers was hospitalized and is in steady situation.
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The incident comes after a US soldier was tragically killed by a bear in Alaska this week.

Army Staff Sgt. Seth Michael Plant, 30, was identified Thursday as the soldier who died from accidents sustained throughout a bear assault Tuesday in a distant coaching space at Joint Base Elemendorf-Richardson.

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Plant, an infantryman from the third Battalion, 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment, who had deployed to Afghanistan, was later pronounced lifeless on the army base’s hospital.

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The paratroopers had been members of the third Special Forces Group (Airborne).
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Last month, a 21-year-old paratrooper from New York State died while jumping from a helicopter throughout a coaching train.

Spc. Abigail Jenks, of Gansevoort, was doing a static-line bounce from a UH-60 Blackhawk chopper at Fort Bragg in North Carolina on Monday, when she was fatally injured, military officials said.


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