A U.S. military helicopter crashed in the east region of South Korea Monday, killing two pilots aboard, Yonhap news agency reported citing the police.

 

The AH-64 Apache helicopter crashed at around 6:20 p.m. local time (0920 GMT) on the road in Wonju, Gangwon province.

 

The two pilots aboard were confirmed dead. The helicopter caught fire while falling down and was entirely damaged, according to the report.

 

The police, military and firefighting authorities were investigating the cause of the incident.

 

Xinhua