Medical Helicopter Makes Emergency Landing in Sherman

4-9-06 – Sunday afternoon, a Life Star medical helicopter made an emergency landing in Sherman. The helicopter was on its way back to Wilson N. Jones Hospital after fueling at the Grayson County Airport when the pilot reported a faulty reading on the oil gage.

The pilot immediately touched down in a field near Plainview Road and FM 1417 around 2:20pm. Grayson County Department of Public Safety troopers, the Sherman Fire Department and the Grayson County Airport fire department all rushed to the scene of the emergency landing.

The pilot and two paramedics were on board, but no one was injured.