Duke Flags Lowered: University Mourns Life Flight Crash

We are deeply saddened by the news that a Duke LifeFlight helicopter crashed earlier today in eastern North Carolina, with no evidence at this time that there were any survivors.

The men and women of Duke LifeFlight put themselves at risk every day to save the lives of others, and the colleagues we lost in today’s terrible tragedy embodied Duke’s commitment to service and healing.

Our thoughts are with their families, friends and colleagues. There will be opportunities in the coming days to join together in remembering these Duke colleagues and the lifesaving work they were committed to providing.


Vincent E. Price
Duke University


A. Eugene Washington
Chancellor for Health Affairs
Duke University
President and CEO
Duke University Health System