Several people have reportedly died after two military helicopters crashed in Kentucky.

Crew members were flying two HH60 Blackhawk helicopters during a routine training mission before the crash at Fort Campbell at around 10pm local time on Wednesday (3am on Thursday UK time), the military base has said in a statement.

The statement adds that the “status of the crew members is unknown at this time”

A US army soldier at the scene has confirmed there have been multiple deaths, local radio station WKDZ reports.

Kentucky governor Andy Beshear said: “We’ve got some tough news out of Fort Campbell, with early reports of a helicopter crash and fatalities are expected. @kystatepolice, @KentuckyEM and local officials are responding. We will share more information as available. Please pray for all those affected.”

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