Chopper crash investigation update, Shelby Co Schools fight Germ - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Chopper crash investigation update, Shelby Co Schools fight Germantown & others for schools, Kelloggs strike, Delta cuts jobs & flights

Good morning and welcome to Action News 5...Our hearts are heavy this morning...our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of the three people who died in the medical helicopter crash yesterday. The two nurses and pilot were doing an amazing work for Le Bonheur...helping children get the proper medical attention...The crash occurred while they were on the way to pick up a young boy in Bolivar. We have a comprehensive coverage on our website at We also have the latest information on the investigation into why the chopper went down..that's on Action News Five this morning in a live report.

It is going to stay pretty cool outside today...right now temps are in the 40s and 50s....we are expecting sunshine today but highs are expected to remain in the 50s...Ron Childers has details on what to expect today, the rest of the week and this weekend on WMC-TV5 with Weather on the 5s.

Employees at Memphis' Kellogg's factory are protesting around the clock, after labor negotiations failed. The Kellogg Company locked out 226 cereal makers. Details on the issues on WMC-TV5.

Also this morning reaction to the news that Shelby County wants to keep some Germantown Schools...away from the municipal district so they can run them. We have details on the issue including reaction from Germantown's mayor on WMC-TV5.

Job cuts and fewer flights.... delta airlines is cutting back even more flights out of Memphis International Airport and now they're cutting jobs in Memphis. Details on Delta airlines continuing to pull resources out of Memphis this morning on WMC-TV5.

You may have heard me talk about my brother being in Sydney Australia. He lives near all those wildfires that have torched some 300,000 acres. We have new video from the front lines this morning on Action News 5.

Join us this morning 4:30-7am on WMC-TV5!! Enjoy your Wednesday!

Andrew Douglas


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