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The Army blames pilot error in the March crash of a special forces transport helicopter at Fort Campbell, Ky., that killed all five soldiers aboard.

The helicopter crashed at night during a windy snowstorm while the crew was performing a navigation training flight using night vision goggles.An Army report released Tuesday said the pilot in training may have been unfamiliar with the instrument display of the MH-47E Chinook and "became disoriented during the turn and inadvertently placed the aircraft into an unusual attitude that neither he nor the (instructor pilot) could recover from."

The report on the March 7 crash does not mention mechanical difficulties. However, witnesses said the helicopter's engines coughed and sputtered as it flew low overhead.