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Tue, Aug 09, 2011

Bullet Strikes MedFlight Helicopter

Aircraft Removed From Service After Bullet Hole Discovered In The Fuselage

A MedFlight helicopter based in Marysville in central Ohio has been grounded after a bullet hole was discovered in the aircraft's fuselage last week.

MedFlight Helicopter File Photo

It is not clear when the damage occurred, but a MedFlight official says he believes it happened while the helicopter was in flight, not on the ground.

Television station WBNS reports that no one was injured in when the aircraft was hit. The hole was found on the helicopter's right side just below the aft clamshell doors. Investigators reportedly found what appeared to be a bullet under the helo's floor. The investigation is ongoing.

FMI: www.medflight.com

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