Kentucky medical helicopter crash kills 3 crewmembers
MANCHESTER, KY --
A medical helicopter crashed in eastern Kentucky, killing all three crewmembers aboard.
A statement from the helicopter's company, Air Evac Lifeteam, says
it was on its way back to base around 11:16 p.m. Thursday when the
The company identified the crewmembers as
pilot Eddie Sizemore, flight paramedic Herman "Lee" Dobbs and flight
nurse Jesse Jones. They were on their back to base after transporting a
patient to a hospital in London, Ky.
In the statement, Air Evac Lifeteam President and CEO Seth Myers says they're devastated by the loss of the crew.
The cause of the accident isn't known and Air Evac Lifeteam says
officials with the Federal Aviation Administration and the National
Transportation Safety Board have been notified and will begin