WZTV - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Helicopter Crashes in West Tennessee

Stream Fox 17 newscasts LIVE starting with Fox 17 This Morning at 5 am and News at 9 pm.


Three crewmembers died in a helicopter crash near Somerville, Tenn., Tuesday morning en route to pick up a patient, MyFoxMemphis.com reported.


The Hospital Wing said it lost contact with the helicopter around 6:20 a.m.  There were two LeBonheur Children's Hospital personnel on board along with a Hospital Wing pilot, the report said.


First responders are having difficulty reaching the victims because it crashed in a remote wooded area, the report said. The local sheriff's department, NTSB and the FAA have been notified and a preliminary investigation is underway.


Follow us on Twitter @wztv_fox17 and LIKE us on Facebook for updates.