Perryville, MO (KTRS) An investigation is underway after a medical helicopter crashed in southeastern Missouri over the weekend.
Authorities say a St. Louis Children’s Hospital helicopter was transporting a 5-year-old patient when it crashed Saturday night near Perryville. The child and at least three crew members sustained non-life threatening injuries.
Sheriff Gary Schaff says the helicopter experienced unspecified issues and crash landed, coming to rest upside-down.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been called in to investigate.