A LEXINGTON, KY television station is reporting that a helicopter crash at the FLYING W AIRPORT in MEDFORD, NJ has claimed the life of MONTGOMERY GENTRY singer TROY GENTRY. The accident occured around 12p (ET) TODAY (9/8). The duo's EDDIE MONTGOMERY was not onboard the helicopter at the time of the accident.
MONTGOMERY GENTRY was slated to perform a concert at the airport this evening, but the show was canceled immediately following the accident and before the identity of the victim was released. The identity of a second passenger on board has not yet been released.