On Tuesday, a medical helicopter crashed in the middle of the hills of central Arkansas, claiming the lives of three people who were the crew members rushing to rescue a person who injured himself after meeting with an accident.
The Air Evac Lifeteam helicopter, which is a Bell 206 that had been built in the year 1978, crashed near the Scotland community in Van Buren County at 4: am, as per the information provided by the firm and the Federal Aviation Administration.
Kenneth Robertson, the pilot of the helicopter; Kenneth Meyer Jr., the nurse on board and flight paramedic Gayla Gregory are the ones who were killed in this crash, as informed by Julie Heavrin, Air Evac spokesperson.
It was on-the-spot death for the victims, said Van Buren County Coroner, Dorothy Branscum.
In the most recent years, Air Evac has experienced a number of fatal crashes, which also includes 2008’s crash and another crash that took place in 2007, killing three people.