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Two pilots killed in Marine Corps helicopter crash

YUMA, Ariz. — Update: The U.S. Marine Corps have identified the pilots as Maj. Matthew M. Wiegand, 34, of Ambler, Pennsylvania and Capt. Travis W. Brannon...
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YUMA, Ariz. — Update: The U.S. Marine Corps have identified the pilots as Maj. Matthew M. Wiegand, 34, of Ambler, Pennsylvania and Capt. Travis W. Brannon, 30, of Nashville, Tennessee.

Previous: Two Marine pilots died in a helicopter crash in Arizona Saturday morning according to the U.S. Marine Corps.

According to a release, the two pilots in the AH-1Z Viper crashed during a routine training mission.

The cause of the crash is currently under investigation, and the names of those involved will be released after their next-of-kin have been notified.