UPDATE: McEntire pilot who died in copter crash identified
May 3, 2010 2:24:00 PM - thestate.com
One soldier died and another was injured after the AH-64 Apache helicopter they were piloting crashed at McEntire Joint Air National Guard Base Sunday afternoon.
The soldier was identified as First Lt. Jonathan Shively, Jr, an AH-64 Apache helicopter pilot .
The second pilot, Chief Warrant Officer Roger Carpenter, was evacuated to an area medical facility immediately following the incident and is in stable condition.
The incident happened shortly before 2 p.m. during a training exercise at the base.
Emergency workers reached the scene immediately, said Brig. Gen. Les Eisner, deputy adjutant general for the South Carolina National Guard.
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