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Names Released of Those Onboard "Air One" During Crash

By 7 Eyewitness News Staff
By news@wbbjtv.com

JACKSON, Tenn. - Jackson Police have released the names of those on board their helicopter that crashed Saturday afternoon.

The pilot is Sgt. Gerald Wiltshire, and the other passenger is Officer Tony Valdes.

Both are in the hospital with minor injuries.

Jackson Police were on the scene investigating a double shooting off Roosevelt Parkway when their helicopter, "Air One," crashed.

Jackson Police told 7 Eyewitness News the cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

Officials said the Federal Aviation Administration is investigating.