NTSB Releases Report Of Deadly Chopper Crash - KTRE.com | Lufkin and Nacogdoches, Texas

11/10/05 - Cherokee County

NTSB Releases Report Of Deadly Chopper Crash

by Ramonica R. Jones

The National Transportation Safety Board has released a final report on a deadly helicopter crash that killed an East Texas man last spring.

The report said 47-year-old James Farmer of Jacksonville collided with an unmarked static power line following a loss of engine power. He crashed near a Cherokee County highway.

Farmer's flight started at the Shreveport Downtown Airport. He was headed for the Cherokee County Airport near Jacksonville when the chopper went down.

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