U.S. military identifies crew of Black Hawk helicopter crash in St. Mary's County

U.S. military investigates Black Hawk helicopter crash on golf course in St. Mary's County (Kevin Lewis/ABC7)

The U.S. military is investigating what caused a deadly black hawk helicopter crash that left a crew member dead and two others injured in Leonardtown, Maryland on Monday.

On Tuesday, investigators from Alabama surveyed the crash site. The black hawk based out of Fort Belvoir in Fairfax County, nearly missed a resident's home during the crash. They also released the names of the crew members involved in the crash.

The man who died on the scene has been identified as Spc. Jeremy Darrell Tomlin, 22, a UH-60 crew chief assigned to the 12th Aviation Battalion.

Chief Warrant Officer Christopher Nicholas, the pilot, and Capt. Terikazu Onoda were injured in the crash and are both still in critical condition at the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center.

Wreckage from the helicopter remains on the grounds of the Breton Bay Landing golf course.

According to a press release from the U.S. Army Military District of Washington, the crash occurred during a "routine training flight" at 1:17 p.m.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with our soldiers, their families and friends," Col. Amanda Azubuike, director of public affairs, Joint Force Headquarters National Capital Region and the U.S. Army Military District of Washington said in a press release. "Our top priority is the health of our soldiers and ensuring that their family members are provided the support they need."

ABC7 News' Kevin Lewis has more on this story in the above video.

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