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West Virginia helicopter crash victims identified

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Medical examiners in West Virginia have released the names of six people killed in the crash of a Vietnam-era helicopter that gave tour rides. The aircraft crashed Wednesday during its last planned flight at an annual reunion for helicopter enthusiasts in Logan County. All six people aboard were killed.
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Six victims identified in deadly helicopter crash

LOGAN COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - The West Virginia State Police has identified the six victims in a helicopter crash on State Route 17 Wednesday. The Huey the victims were riding in crashed just before 5 p.m. onto Route 17, about 3.7 miles northeast of Logan County Airport where MARPAT Aviation was offering tour flights on the vintage chopper.
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Victims of Logan County helicopter crash identified

LOGAN COUNTY, WV (WOWK)— The six victims of a tragic helicopter crash in Logan County have been identified. According to the West Virginia State Police, the office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Charleston identified the victims as John Nagle II, 53 of Austin, Texas, Donald Sandhoff, 69 of Durham, North Carolina, Kevin Warren, 51 […]
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Family mourns loss of helicopter victim

LOGAN, WV (WOWK) — An “avid family man” with a “big heart” is being remembered by his family after he died in a helicopter crash in Logan County on Wednesday. Brian Bledsoe says his father, Marvin Bledsoe, was 64 and from Chapmanville. He was on board the Huey helicopter that crashed Wednesday evening shortly after […]
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Murder suspect returned to W.Va. to face charges

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A man wanted for a murder in downtown Charleston earlier this month is back in West Virginia to face the charges. Meeko Harris, 23, of Beckley was extradited Friday from Florida to West Virginia. He was arraigned Friday evening in Kanawha County on a charge of first degree murder for the June 4th shooting death of James Daugherty.
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Pro-choice rally held outside Federal Courthouse in Charleston

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — People were making their voices heard on the steps of the Federal Courthouse in Charleston on Friday after the landmark decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. The West Virginia Women’s Health Center Executive Director says they notified about 70 people that they couldn’t follow through with their abortion appointments after the […]
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Family confirms Chapmanville man among crash victims

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Family members say one of the victims of this week’s helicopter crash in Logan County had wanted to ride the Huey chopper for several years and finally got his chance. According to his son, Marvin Bledsoe of Chapmanville, known to many as “Bosco” was among...
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Yeager Airport lowers flags for award-winning pilot

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — West Virginia International Yeager Airport is lowering its flags to half staff to honor Marine Corps Veteran and pilot Benny Mallory, who passed away Monday evening. He was 91. Mallory founded the Mallory Airport in South Charleston and was an award-winning pilot and instructor. Mallory is said to have trained over […]
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