Troy Gentry, half of the country music super duo, was killed in a helicopter crash on September 8. The crash happened in Medford, New Jersey. According to a September 8 report by Angela Stefano with The Boot, one other person was also killed in the helicopter crash.

The crash occurred in Medford, New Jersey at the Flying W Airport. Montgomery Gentry was scheduled to perform at the Flying W later that night. That concert was canceled.

What brought Troy Gentry's helicopter down so close to the airport?

At the time of publication, the cause of the helicopter crash was unknown.

The helicopter went down in the woods near Runway 1. The scene is now covered with tarps.

According to the report by The Boot, a medical helicopter was on the scene of the crash. Ambulance crews were also there. One victim died at the scene and another victim was taken to the hospital and died there. The name of the second victim has yet to be released. At the time of publication, it was unknown if Troy Gentry died at the scene or if he was the victim who was taken to the hospital.

Was the response time to the crash site too long?

The helicopter crashed at approximately 12:30 p.m., ET. The medical chopper and ambulances were on the scene an hour later. At the time of publication, it was unclear exactly how long it took for the first responders to reach the crash site.

Eddie Montgomery, the surviving member of Montgomery Gentry, was not aboard the helicopter. At the time of publication, Montgomery had yet to make a public statement. It was also unknown where Montgomery was at the time of the helicopter crash.

The future of Montgomery Gentry is currently unknown. A representative for the Flying W only stated the concert was canceled due to the death of Troy Gentry.

Refunds for those who bought tickets to the canceled concert are expected to be sent out shortly. Fans of the country music duo will need to wait for information concerning future Montgomery Gentry concert dates.

Montgomery Gentry is one country music's biggest duos. They have had several hit singles as well as hit albums. Their hit songs include “Gone,” “Something To Be Proud Of” and “My Town.” Fans of Montgomery Gentry will be mourning the loss of Troy Gentry for a very long time to come.

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