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Helicopter crash at Cape Girardeau Regional Airport leaves one hospitalized

Helicopter crash at Cape Girardeau airport
Published: May. 22, 2022 at 10:11 AM CDT
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CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (KFVS) - One person was hospitalized after a helicopter crash at the Cape Girardeau Regional Airport.

According to Battalion Chief Shawn Morris with the Cape Girardeau Fire Department (CGFD), crews received reports of the crash around 8 a.m. and arrived on scene to airport employees providing one person with medical attention.

He says there was a helicopter crash involving a single occupant who was taken to Saint Francis Medical Center by North Scot Ambulance District.

A release from CGFD says there was extensive damage from the incident.

The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Board.

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