Crashed on the edge of a sugar cane field killing pilot Kenneth E. Squires, age 60. Five years ago age 55 the pilot was quoting himself as having flown 19,000 hours
Pilot and two engineers uninjured in crash on post-maintenance test flight. Helicopter ended up on its side. Helicopter is contracted to Shreveport-based Life Air Rescue
Emergency landing after bird strike – EMS unit “Pafford AirOne” with patient on board. We believe they operate either/both of LongRanger 4 N1813 (52335) and LongRanger 3 N3180L (51055)
Substantially damaged in landing accident, reports FAA. Other reports suggest it was taking off, started spinning left and was put down hurriedly, wheels collapsed and it ended up on its belly between parking spot rows A and B
From a Bristow press release:- A Bristow Bell 407 operating near Intracoastal City, Louisiana was involved in a fatal accident at approximately 8:00 a.m. CDT . Local press reported poor visibility. The pilot was the only person onboard – later named as Carl Amos, from Corpus Christi, Texas
Emergency landing at Barksdale AFB after suspected bird strike.Â Registration assumed as news received by HeliHub showed operator name as “Pafford EMS helicopter” and this LongRanger flies as “Pafford Air One“
Destroyed in hard landing (per FAA), but “There was only moderate damage to the aircraft and no damage to the runway or any impact on our commercial operations,â€ according to airport director Heath Allen.