Preliminary Report: Heli-logging mission ends in crash

Aviation International News » August 2010
August 2, 2010, 9:39 AM

Kaman K-1200, Donnelly, Idaho, June 16, 2010– The K-Max was engaged in a long-line external lift operation when part of the intermeshing twin rotor system separated from the airframe. Witnesses on the ground reported hearing a loud noise from the helicopter just before the separation. The commercial pilot was killed.

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