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The Air Force and Army on Saturday released the names of six servicemembers who died when their Army UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter crashed Thursday in northeastern Italy.

The four deceased airmen were identified as Capt. Cartize B. Durham, Staff Sgt. Robert D. Rogers, Staff Sgt. Mark A. Spence and Senior Airman Kenneth P. Hauprich Jr. All were members of the 31st Fighter Wing at Aviano Air Base, Italy.

Two soldiers who were members of the helicopter’s four-man crew also died. They are Capt. Christian P. Skoglund of Racine, Wis., and Chief Warrant Officer 2 DavidAngelo F. Alvarez of Manteca, Calif. Both were assigned as pilots to 1st Battalion, 214th Aviation Regiment. The regiment is based in Mannheim, Germany, but the helicopter and its crew were stationed at Aviano.

Eleven servicemembers were aboard the helicopter when it crashed shortly after noon Thursday in a field near Santa Lucia di Piave, about 22 miles southwest of Aviano.

The Air Force on Saturday released the names of three airmen who were injured and hospitalized. They are Tech. Sgt. Tanisha A. Pryor, Senior Airman Michael J. Costley and Senior Airman Joshua A. Hanak.

The Army did not release the names of its two soldiers who were injured. WKYC-TV in Cleveland reported that a soldier from nearby Strongsville, Ohio, Pfc. Mark R. Lalli, was seriously injured in the crash and is in a coma in a civilian hospital in Italy.

Col. Lewis Boone, a spokesman for U.S. Army Europe in Heidelberg, Germany, said he did not know the names of the wounded soldiers and could not confirm if Lalli was one of them.

Boone said a team from the U.S. Army Combat Readiness/Safety Center at Fort Rucker, Ala., would conduct the military’s investigation into what caused the crash. The investigation would cover accountability as well as safety and preventive issues.

Boone said he had not heard of any preliminary theories as to what caused the crash.

A joint memorial service for the six servicemembers was scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Aviano’s Hangar 1.

“It can accommodate a lot more people (than the base chapel),” said Capt. Jennifer Ferrau, a fighter wing spokeswoman.

The Roman Catholic church in Santa Lucia di Piave where the helicopter crashed had invited Aviano’s leadership to services on Sunday, when prayers were to be said for the victims, Ferrau said. Memorial posters were also being put up around the town.

Rogers, 27, of Phoenix; Spence, 24, of Buffalo; and Hauprich, 22, of Fairborn, Ohio, were members of the avionics flight for the 31st Maintenance Squadron. Their 50-airmen unit is responsible for maintaining the low-altitude navigation and targeting components on the wing’s F-16 fighter jets.

“That allows pilots to put bombs on targets,” Ferrau said.

Durham, 30, was commander of a materiel management flight for the wing. Information on his hometown was not available.

Ferrau said there was to be re-enlistment ceremony performed aboard the aircraft, but did not know which of the servicemembers were extending their commitments. She said it was not unusual for such ceremonies to be performed in unusual ways or places.

Boone said that Army aviators often look for opportunities to get flight hours for training purposes.

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