TULLAHOMA, Tenn. (WTVF/AP) — Officials have released the names of two men injured in a helicopter crash in Tennessee outside of Tullahoma.
The pilots involved in the Thursday crash were identified as 70-year-old Jack Cook, of Ozark, Alabama and 69-year-old Larry Cornell, of New Brockton, Alabama, according to Arista Aviation Services.
One pilot managed to call 9-1-1 and both were able to crawl out of the privately-owned aircraft. But one pilot had to be Vanderbilt Life Flight to the hospital with neck and back injuries. While another was transported by EMS to a hospital for evaluation.
They were flying in a HH-60L Black Hawk helicopter when it crashed outside Tullahoma. The crash was reported around 3 p.m. on Thursday.
The cause of the crash is still unknown. The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety board are continuing to investigate the incident.