Survivor of Flight 5191 Undergoes Surgery

Comair Flight 5191 co-pilot James Polehinke underwent a surgical procedure on Wednesday at University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital.

The surgery was to stabilize a spinal fracture.

The surgeon who performed the operation was Dr. Andrew Bernard. Dr. Bernard is a UK trauma surgeon.

Dr. Bernard said the procedure lasted several hours and went as planned.

At this time, doctors say Polehinke remains in serious condition.

We'll bring you the latest on Polehinke's recovery as more information is available.


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