44 Army Rangers and instructors struck by lightning at Eglin Air Force Base – Business Insider

44 Army Rangers and instructors struck by lightning at Eglin Air Force Base

ALEX LOCKIE

 

Aug. 14, 2015, 9:57 AM 2,829 1

 

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While training at Eglin Air Force Base outside of Pensacola, Florida, 40 Army Ranger students and four instructors were struck by lightning at 4:55 pm on Wednesday.

The 44 were all then rushed to a hospital, where 17 remained overnight, according to a press release from Fort Benning.

The class of Army Rangers is the first to include five women, none of whom were affected by the lightning.

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