5 people confirmed dead after tourist helicopter crashes in Tennessee
April 5, 2016 - Uncategorized
Five people died Monday when a sightseeing helicopter crashed near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in eastern Tennessee, officials said.
A Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson says the Bell 206 sightseeing helicopter crash was reported at 3:30 p.m. Monday near Sevierville. Spokeswoman Kathleen Bergen said in an email that the helicopter was destroyed by fire
Local news station WBIR confirmed that Smoky Mountain Helicopters owned the chopper. The company’s website states that the company has been offering customers tours of the National Park and other scenic sites since 1964 Read more…