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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 238208
Last updated: 17 October 2020
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Date:17-JUL-2020
Time:08:54
Type:Hiller-Soloy UH-12DT
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: N2297W
C/n / msn: 1206
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:N of Mehama, Marion County, OR -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Agricultural
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A Hiller UH-12DT helicopter impacted trees and terrain while spraying a Christmas tree field north of Mehama, about 25 miles southeast of Salem, Marion County, Salem, Oregon.
The pilot was fatally injured.

Sources:

https://ktvz.com/news/accidents-crashes/2020/07/17/salem-man-killed-in-helicopter-crash/
https://www.oregonlive.com/pacific-northwest-news/2020/07/at-least-1-dead-in-marion-county-helicopter-crash-deputies-say.html
https://www.asias.faa.gov/apex/f?p=100:95:::NO::P95_EVENT_LCL_DATE,P95_LOC_CITY_NAME,P95_REGIST_NBR:17-JUL-20,SALEM,N2297W


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Jul-2020 21:38 Captain Adam Added
18-Jul-2020 01:08 RobertMB Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
18-Jul-2020 15:26 Aerossurance Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
20-Jul-2020 16:10 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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