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Governor’s helicopter crashes, 1992

Posted on August 8, 2017 | in Uncategorized | by

Kentucky state trooper Gregg Muravchick videotaped the wreckage of Gov. Brereton Jones’ helicopter on Aug. 7, 1992, in Shelby County. The 12-year-old Sikorsky helicopter went down on a steep hillside near Interstate 64 and skidded into a locust tree about 11:20 am. The governor and the other five people aboard were hospitalized overnight, but none suffered life-threatening injuries, pilot James Cary was in serious condition after undergoing surgery for a broken pelvis and leg. Photo by Ron Garrison | Staff

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