A medical helicopter crashed in the parking lot of an elementary school in eastern Kentucky, killing all three crewmembers aboard. Witnesses described heavy fog at the time, though forecasters said there was no severe weather. The accident happened in Clay County around 11 p.m. on June 6. “We are devastated at the loss of these crew members who we consider family,” company officials said. “We have no details regarding the cause of the accident but will be working with the NTSB in coming days as they conduct their investigation.” (See commentary on medical aviation) There was no patient on board. The company identified the crewmembers as pilot Eddie Sizemore, flight paramedic Herman “Lee” Dobbs and flight nurse Jesse Jones.
Late News: Three crewmembers killed in medical helicopter crash
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