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(Tribune News Service) — A Marine Corps helicopter crashed Thursday afternoon near Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey, military officials said.

Two personnel on the Marine Corps AH-1 helicopter were taken to local hospitals in stable condition, according to a statement from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Public Affairs. The incident was reported around 3:30 p.m. in Wrightstown.

Officials said the crash was under investigation and more details were not immediately released.

ncohen@njadvancemedia.com

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An AH-1Z Viper from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 flies toward an arming and refueling point on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Jan. 10, 2017.
An AH-1Z Viper from Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 267 flies toward an arming and refueling point on Ie Shima, Okinawa, Jan. 10, 2017. (Jessica Etheridge/U.S. Marine Corps)

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