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(Update) TVA Pilot Killed in Helicopter Crash in Graves County


Update: The sole fatality of the crash has been identified as Tennessee Valley Authority  pilot John R. Love of Maryville, TN.  

Next of kin have been notified. 

Original story:

Kentucky State Police are on the scene of a helicopter crash in Graves County.

Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board and the Federal Aviation Agency are enroute to the site near KSP Post 1 Headquarters.  

KSP confirms that there is one fatality in the crash, but are not releasing the identity until next of kin is notified.  

The cause of the crash is unknown.  

Further details are expected later today.


Rob Canning is a native of Murray, KY, a 2015 TV Production grad of Murray State. At MSU, he served as team captain of the Murray State Rowing Club. Rob's goal is to become a screenwriter, film director or producer and looks to the likes of Quentin Tarantino and Guy Ritchie for inspiration. He appreciates good music, mainly favoring British rock n' roll, and approves of anything with Jack White's name on it. When not studying, rowing or writing, Rob enjoys spending his free time with a book or guitar.
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