ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 71071
Last updated: 28 July 2016
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Narrative:The helicopter, carrying a pilot and 3 biologists from the California Dept of Fish and Game, crashed in a canyon after clipping a power line while surveying deer herds. All four occupants sustained fatal injuries. The aircraft was burned out.
Bell 206B-3 JetRanger III
|Owner/operator:||Palm Springs Aviation Inc.|
|C/n / msn:|| 2634|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Near Redinger Lake, California -
United States of America
|Phase:|| En route|
The accident occurred in the Sierra National Forest, near the border of Fresno and Madera Counties.
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||angels one five
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