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August 05, 2012

Tenn. police choppers grounded, unused

The Memphis (Tenn.) aviation unit's budget has hovered around $550,000 a year, but during two years which have included grounded birds, little more than half of the funds were actually spent

By Kevin McKenzie
The Commercial Appeal

MEMPHIS — It's hard out here for a Memphis Police Department helicopter.

One of three Bell Jet Rangers has been grounded since a hard landing on May 30, 2010
A second Bell awaiting a transmission overhaul hasn't been in the sky since June 2011
The third one, due for an engine overhaul, has been out of service since November 2011

Full story: Tenn. police choppers grounded, unused

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