Memorial service set for crew member killed in Black Hawk training
ST. MARY’S COUNTY, MD — The U.S. Military has released details on the memorial service set for a crew member killed in a Black Hawk training flight earlier this week in Leonardtown, Maryland.
The service for Spc. Jeremy Darrell Tomlin, 22, is set for Friday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m., at the Belvoir Memorial Chapel in Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
The U.S. Army Military District of Washington says the UH-60 Black Hawk crashed while conducting a routine training exercise at the Breton Bay Golf and Country Club in Leonardtown around 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 17.
Tomlin was killed in the crash and two other crew members were injured.
Medics rushed the pilot, Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Nicholas and Capt. Terikazu Onoda to the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore. At last check both are listed in critical condition.
The cause of the crash is under investigation. The U.S. Army says a team from the Army Combat Readiness Center from Alabama is conducting the investigation.