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Gary Kaatz, president and CEO of Rockford Health System, speaks during a news conference Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012, in Rockford, Ill., about the crash of a Rockford Memorial Hospital REACT helicopter that killed the pilot and two nurses aboard. 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