22 soldiers injured in California tent collapse

Accident occurred during annual training exercise

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More than 20 soldiers were injured during a helicopter accident Wednesday night on a California military base, according to The Associated Press.

Most of the injuries suffered by the 22 soldiers were minor, a spokeswoman said.

A UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was landing when the wind from its rotor caused the tent to collapse, said Amy Phillips, public information officer at Fort Hunter Liggett in Monterey County.

Fort Hunter Liggett is about 170 miles south of San Francisco.

The accident occurred during an annual training exercise for thousands of Army, Navy, Air Force, Army National Guard, Army Reserve and Canadian Armed Forces troops, The Associated Press reported.

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