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AIR MEDICAL HELICOPTER CRASHES IN OKLAHOMA -KILLING 3 CREW MEMBERS

3 crew members of the Air Evac Lifeteam in Oklahoma were killed in the Line of Duty in a crash late last night. All nearby Air Evac teams assisted local emergency service with the search for the helicopter and crew members.

Air Evac EMS, Inc., operating as Air Evac Lifeteam and sometimes called simply Air Evac, is a helicopter emergency medical service headquartered in O’Fallon, Missouri.

The following is the press release from Air Evac:

“Air Evac Lifeteam is heartbroken to report that three crew members have perished in an incident that occurred on Saturday, January 20. At 11:23 pm local time AEL’s Operations Control Center (OCC) lost contact with the aircraft, a Bell 206L3 with call sign N295AE. The crew is based out of Weatherford, OK, and was returning to base after completing a patient care transport in Oklahoma City when the OCC lost contact with them. Nearby AEL teams assisted local law enforcement with the search.

“Our primary focus is on supporting the families and our team members. CISM teams have been sent to assist”

“At this time, we are not sharing the names of the crew members aboard the flight. We ask that you respect the privacy of our team members and their families, and please do not share their names.”

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