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Estherville, IA solder killed in helicopter crash


Twenty-seven-year-old Sergeant Steve Blass, of Estherville is among the five Americans killed in a helicopter crash on Monday.

The helicopter went down outside Kandahar City.  It was the deadliest crash since August.

He was assigned to the 4th Battalion, 3rd Aviation Regiment, 3rd Combat Aviation Brigade, 3rd Infantry Division, Hunter Army Airfield, Ga.

Blass, a graduate of Estherville High School and Iowa Lakes Community College, leaves behind a wife and 16-month old son.

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