Capt. Clayton Carpenter, of Cortlandt Manor, dies in helicopter crash in Georgia
Cortlandt Manor residents are mourning the loss of a local soldier who was killed in a helicopter crash last week in Georgia.
Military officials say Capt. Clayton Carpenter, 31, was piloting a Blackhawk helicopter Thursday during a routine training exercise when it made a hard landing. Two others were injured in the crash at Hunter Army Airfield, just outside of Savannah, Georgia.