Helicopter flies thousands of eggs to Mo. church

Written by Muleskinner Staff

(SPRINGFIELD, Mo., AP) – Peter Cottontail has made a special aerial delivery to a southwest Missouri church.
The Springfield News-Leader (http://sgfnow.co/14GQSEM ) reports that the bunny flew Saturday in a helicopter to King’s Way United Methodist Church in Springfield. He then dropped thousands of eggs on a field that soon would be filled with children.
Besides the egg drop, there were games like bowling and a petting zoo.
Church spokeswoman Katherine Botts says the egg drop has been happening for several years and was sparked as an idea by the pastor. The helicopter flew from Branson to the church. It then made several passes and hovered off the ground as the eggs were dropped.