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Foundation seeks $6.6 million to repair Vietnam-era helicopter following collision

Troopers say the helicopter was damaged after a drunk driver slammed the chopper in December

WEST COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) –Three weeks ago, troopers say drunk driver crashed into a former Army helicopter near Columbia International Airport that saw action in the Vietnam War and Operation Desert Storm. The Celebrate Freedom Foundation, the West Columbia-based organization that owns the chopper, wants to put it back in the air, but needs millions of dollars to put that…