Military helicopter crashes on Alabama highway, killing all on board (VIDEO)

A Blackhawk military helicopter crashed near Huntsville, Alabama on Wednesday, killing all aboard.

“None of us survived,” said investigator Brent Patterson. “We have a crime scene here. We taped it off.”

US military officials said two people on board the plane were killed.

The crash happened at approximately 3 a.m. near the intersection of Burwell Road and Highway 53 near Huntsville, Alabama. It is about 10 miles northwest of Huntsville.

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The National Guard Bureau confirmed the helicopter belonged to the Tennessee National Guard and was on a routine training mission.

Redstone Arsenal released the following statement following the accident:

Redstone Arsenal leaders are aware of reports of a helicopter incident near Highway 53 in Huntsville. First responders are on scene and Redstone Arsenal is in full support of local authorities in their active investigation. The initial investigation has not determined that the incident is connected to the Redstone Arsenal property, and we will continue to support community authorities as the situation develops.

Alabama Republican Congressman Dale Strong expressed his condolences to the families of those killed in the crash.

This is a developing story