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Lori Liehr-Rumple, left, a registered nurse in Rockford Memorial Hospital's cardiac catheterization lab, reacts during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Rockford, Ill., about the hospital's REACT helicopter crash that killed the pilot and two nurses aboard. Liehr-Rumple was a friend and colleague of flight nurse Karen Hollis, who was killed in the crash. The crash occurred Monday night in a field near Rochelle, Ill., while traveling between two northern Illinois hospitals. No patients were aboard when the helicopter went down. It was flying to pick up a patient at a Mendota hospital. (AP Photo/Rockford Register Star, Amy J. Correnti)  MANDATORY CREDIT