Three Dead in Medical Helicopter Crash in Fayette County, TN

Posted on: 9:33 am, October 22, 2013, by

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SOMERVILLE, Tenn. (WREG) – Emergency crews are responding to a medical helicopter crash in Fayette County, Tennessee.

Three crew members are reported dead.  There were no patients on board the Eurocopter AS350 at the time of the crash.

The Hospital Wing chopper crashed just before 7 a.m. Tuesday along Jones Creek near Highway 64 as it headed towards Bolivar, Tennessee.

The FAA reports the helicopter was destroyed by fire.

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