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May 6, 2014

Belizean is killed in a helicopter accident in the U.S.

A Belizean who left Belize years ago has died in a helicopter crash at Fort Bliss, Texas. He is twenty-seven year old Sergeant Dwight Burn who lived in Barstow, California up until his death on Saturday, while on a training exercise in a helicopter belonging to the eighty-second Combat Aviation Brigade from Fort Bragg, North Carolina. According to news accounts, the cause of the crash involving a CH-forty-seven Chinook helicopter, captained by Burn, is still under investigation. Three other soldiers in the brigade were injured and are in stable condition, according to army officials. Here is a report from WRAL News.


{Feature courtesy of WRAL News in the US….}


Burns had two daughters: seven year old Violet and four year old Vivian.

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7 Responses for “Belizean is killed in a helicopter accident in the U.S.”

  1. raul guevara says:

    Who cares… I bet that if we go to war he would not defend the jewel. But he would defend uncle Sam.

  2. rose says:

    Boy, you leave Belize for a better life, and the backlash from Belizeans is overwhelming and hurtful. Weirdly, they always want u to bring something from States when you come back to visit.

  3. peter remna says:

    To Raul Guevara – Who Cares? obviously you don’t. So ha @#%%&&!

  4. moses says:


  5. Your mama says:

    Oh Raul… If the “jewel” goes to war, guess who supports them? You are so blind with ignorance that you will always be living in belize making an income to justify your internet. That soldier makes more than you and have taken an opportunity to make something with his life. I hope karma justifies your actions. one last thing, he make more money than you!

  6. Barbara says:

    Raul ,you have no rights, to comment on what sgt.dwight burn will do. He is loved by many Americans, first by God his father in Christ, boy! keep your stupid, yes STUPID! comments to yourself. Get a education, just because you chooses to be dumb, and sgt.dwight burn has a education, don’t be jealous go get yourself an education.

  7. Im with stupid ----> raul Guevara says:

    Hey Raul, don’t be an #%^*+!! You must not have sense of what your saying
    . You shouldn’t have commented in the first place.

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