Troy Gentry’s Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Helicopter Company

Troy Gentry’s Widow Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Helicopter Company

Angela (Angie) Gentry, the widow of Montgomery Gentry’s Troy Gentry, has filed a lawsuit against Sikorsky Aircraft Co. and Keystone Helicopter Co., the manufacturers of the helicopter Troy was in when he was killed in a crash on Sept. 8, 2017.

The lawsuit claims there were multiple defects in the aircraft, including, “The dangers from the lack of crashworthiness and defects in the engine, transmission and sprag clutch, throttle cables, engine attachments and absence of crashworthy features were unknown to the average user and consumer of this helicopter but well known to these defendants who made it a point to hide and deny and problems that could and did cause serious personal injury and death.”

Troy Gentry’s wife, Angie, and daughter, Kaylee, attend the 2017 CMA Awards. photo by AFF-USA.com

Counts against the defendants include negligence, liability and breach of warranty. The plaintiffs have requested a jury trial.

Troy, who was 50 years old at the time of his death, left behind his wife of 17 years, Angie, and two daughters, Taylor, 24, and Kaylee, 15.

photo by Tammie Arroyo, AFF-USA.com

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Thomas Rhett Will Never Take Touring for Granted

Thomas Rhett Will Never Take Touring for Granted

Thomas Rhett is ready to hit the road and Bring The Bar To You in 2022!

Starting in June, Thomas will kick-off his Bring The Bar To You tour with back to back shows in Gilford, New Hampshire with openers Parker McCollum and Conner Smith.

After going through the last two years, Thomas says, “I’ll never take for granted being able to come see y’all and I’m so fired up to play some of these new ones that were made with these nights in mind. I have a feeling things are going to get loud – I’m counting down the days already!”

Photo Courtesy of Thomas Rhett