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Three dead after New York Army National Guard helicopter crash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for flags at state buildings to fly at half-staff on Thursday.

Updated: January 20, 2021 - 10:41pm

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Three individuals in a New York Army National Guard helicopter crash during a training flight on Wednesday have died.

The craft went down in Mendon, New York and the matter is under investigation, according to a statement from the New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has called for flags at state buildings to fly at half-staff on Thursday "in honor of and in tribute to these New Yorkers who dedicated their service to nation and state."