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2 soldiers injured in Colo. Black Hawk copter "hard landing"

FORT CARSON, Colo. -- Fort Carson says two soldiers were injured in a Black Hawk helicopter accident Wednesday afternoon.

The military says it's investigating how the accident happened at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday on U.S. Forest Service land. Officials say four soldiers were in the helicopter during a routine training mission.

Fort Carson spokeswoman Dani Johnson said the incident is being described as a hard landing. The military did not elaborate on the extent of the injuries.

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A Fort Collins, Colo., helicopter was reported down in nearby Douglas County.

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CBS Denver reports authorities investigated a downed Fort Carson helicopter in a heavily wooded area in Douglas County. The station helicopter flew over wreckage in a heavily wooded area five miles west of Perry Park near Devil's Head.

The soldiers were part of Fort Carson's 4th Combat Aviation Brigade, 4th Infantry Division.