Funeral Services Scheduled For Men Killed In Helicopter Crash In NW OKC


Tuesday, February 26th 2013, 11:43 am
By: News 9


Two people killed Friday morning when an EagleMed helicopter crashed in northwest Oklahoma City, will be laid to rest this week.

Pilot Mark Montgomery and nurse Chris Denning died February 22 when the helicopter went down east of NW Expressway and Council. The medical helicopter had just taken off from Baptist hospital when it crashed between St. Ann's Retirement Center and St. Ann's Nursing Home.

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Montgomery's funeral will be held Friday, March 1, at 10:30 a.m. at St. Mark Catholic Church, 3939 W. Tecumseh Road, Norman. There will be a prayer vigil the day before, Thursday, at the same location.

Denning's funeral is also scheduled for Friday, March 1. It will be held at 2:30 p.m. at Life Church, 1101 E. Main Street, Yukon.

Medic Billy Wynne survived the crash and is in critical condition in a hospital in Dallas.

The cause of the crash is still being investigated.

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