Montana Man In Helicoper Crash

LIBBY, Mont. (AP) - Funeral services are tentatively scheduled Monday for a Libby soldier who was killed in a military trainingaccident off the coast of Virginia.Sgt. 1st Class James. R. Stright was the crew chief aboard a helicopter that crashed on the deck of the U.S. Navy ship Arctic. Stright was a soldier in C Company, 3rd Battalion of the 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, headquartered at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Ga.The Montana National Guard said funeral services are tentatively scheduled for 1 p.m. Monday at the Libby Christian Church.

Gov. Brian Schweitzer issued a proclamation Friday ordering all flags flown in Montana lowered to half staff on Monday morning until sundown Tuesday to honor Stright.

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