MOODY AIR FORCE BASE, GA (WALB) - Moody Air Force Base announced Saturday night that an airman died in a helicopter crash in Iraq on March 15.
According to the 23d Wing Public Affairs department, Capt. Mark Weber, 29, was killed in an HH-60G Pave Hawk helicopter crash.
Capt. Weber was a Combat Rescue Officer assigned to the 38th Rescue Squadron.
In a statement released by Moody Air Force Base, 23d Wing commander Col. Jennifer Short said, in part:
Capt. Weber was serving with his squadron as part of Operation Inherent Resolve.
According to a press release, he commissioned as a 2nd Lieutenant into the Air Force in 2011.
The cause of the crash is currently under investigation.