3 People Dead In Medical Chopper Crash
SOMERVILLE, Tenn. (CBS Charlotte) — Three people are dead after a medical helicopter crashed near Somerville.
According to the Memphis Commercial Appeal, a pilot and two staff members from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital died after a Hospital Wing chopper crashed.
Sara Burnett, a public relations representative for the hospital, told the Commercial Appeal that Hospital Wing command lost contact with the chopper around 6:20 a.m.
The pilot, nurse and respiratory therapist were on their way to pick up a patient. Their names have not been released.