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Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jackie L. McFarlane
Died August 14, 2007 Serving During Operation Iraqi Freedom
30, of Virginia Beach, Va.; assigned to the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, Fort Wainwright, Alaska; died Aug. 14 in Taqaddum, Iraq, of injuries sustained in a helicopter crash. Also killed were Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Johnson, Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher, Staff Sgt. Stanley B. Reynolds and Spc. Steven R. Jewell.
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Virginia soldier killed in Iraq crash
The Associated Press
FORT WAINWRIGHT, Alaska — A soldier from Virginia was among five killed when the group's helicopter crashed during a routine post-maintenance test flight, the military said Thursday.
Chief Warrant Officer Jackie L. McFarlane Jr., 30, Virginia Beach, Va., died when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter crashed near Anbar province on Tuesday, the Department of Defense said.
The Defense Department identified the others as Chief Warrant Officer Christopher C. Johnson, 31, of Michigan; Staff Sgt. Sean P. Fisher, 29, of Santee, Calif.; Staff Sgt. Stanley B. Reynolds, 37, of Rock, W.Va.; and Spc. Steven R. Jewell, 26, of Bridgeton, N.C.
They were part of the 1st Battalion, 52nd Aviation Regiment, Task Force 49, based in Fort Wainwright, Alaska.
The incident remains under investigation.