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Air Evac Lifeteam Helicopter Crashes, 3 On Board

Air Evac Lifeteam Helicopter Crashes, 3 On Board

No patient on board at time of crash.

UNION CITY, Tenn. – An investigation is underway after an Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter crashed in Union City, Tennessee.

The helicopter is based in Troy, Tennessee, and was reportedly on its way to pick up a patient.

Mayor Terry Hailey says the helicopter landed in the middle of town on Home Street around 11:30 a.m.

Hailey says the helicopter is still upright and intact.

Air Evac Lifeteam says there was no patient on board and the three crew members only suffered minor injuries.

Firefighter Rick Stacks for Union City Station 1 say the helicopter had an emergency over Harrison Street before landing on Home Street.

This is a developing story. More information will be published as it becomes available.


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Troy is an Air Medical Career Expert passionate about a team approach to improving air medical safety from the ground up. Troy is a former Army medic, Army pilot, Coast Guard pilot and EMS pilot. Troy has taught hundreds of wannabe flight medics, flight nurses and EMS pilots the exact steps needed to launch air medical careers.

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