Rogers-Helicopters,-working-for-Pacific-Gas-and-Electric Accidents

Lawsuit against Rogers Helicopters

Rogers Helicopters has a wrongful death lawsuit filed against them after a fatal crash in December 2015. Kathryn Ann Brown, 40, was on her way to a nearby hospital for head, shoulder and arm pain when the helicopter crashed, killing Kathryn, the pilot, the nurse and the paramedic on board. The Brown’s family attorney hopes... Read more

HAI mourns former chairman

Wanda Lee Rogers, former chairman of HAI’s Board of Directors and the longtime president and CEO of Rogers Helicopters, in Clovis, California, passed away last month at the age of 83. Rogers, who died May 26, founded the company with her husband Harry in 1962 with a Hiller 12E and a Hiller 12A, “minimal capital... Read more

10-Dec-15 N408FC Bell 407 McFarland, US-California (4F)

EMS helicopter “went down in dense fog in an area known to have overhead powerlines”, killing all four on board – pilot, flight nurse, flight paramedic and patient... Read more

Rogers Helicopters founder dies aged 84

Robert “Harry” Rogers and his wife, Wanda, founded Rogers Helicopters in 1962 in Clovis and stayed there for three decades before moving the operation to Fresno Yosemite International airport. See full story... Read more

Good Samaritan Hospital ready to upgrade to Bell 429

Good Samaritan Hospital’s AirCare medical transport service is upgrading to a Bell 429 helicopter in mid-November. Pilots from Rodgers Helicopter Services have begun training on the new aircraft at area airports. (see full story)... Read more

Rogers Helicopters/Good Samaritan Hospital select Becker avionics for new Bell 429

Rogers Helicopters/Good Samaritan Hospital of Kearney selected the Becker Avionics Digital Audio System DVCS6100 for their new Bell 429 light-twin EMS helicopters. The completion of the new Bell 429 aircraft is currently underway at United Rotorcraft in Denver, a division of Air Methods (formerly the Products Division). The aircraft will be delivered to Rogers Helicopters/Good... Read more

30-Sep-12 N530KD MD Helicopters MD530F Decorah, US-Iowa

Autorotated into field and turned over after engine problems while lifting power line pole . 2POB not injured... Read more

Rogers Helicopters diversifies into gas and electric utility industry

Rogers Helicopters, one of the country’s leading aerial firefighting specialists, is now emerging as a major provider of services to the gas and electric utility industry which relies increasingly on helicopters for power line installations and other construction projects. “Although we are still committed to firefighting, we decided to pursue the utility and construction markets... Read more

14-Oct-10 N2763M Bell B206 American River Canyon, US-California

The pilot and one passenger onboard walked away unharmed after the aircraft tipped over as a result of a heavy landing... Read more

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