Crahed into roof of barn. Pilot named in news reports as Gary Oleen, aged 71, critically injured. AirCare helicopter attended per this YouTube clip
On 05-Jun-14 this became a fatal accident following the pilot’s death from his injuries as reported here
Crashed into the back yard of a house while on mosquito control work. Maplewood acting Police Chief Dave Kvam identified the pilot as Michael Kramer, 44
Crashed on landing – the 68-year old owner of the helicopter Trygve Nils Svard was landing at his son’s house. Helicopter started to spin and it was put down hurriedly, remaining upright but catching fire. Photos show a trailer well within the rotor disc area at its final resting spot. Pilot suffered minor burns only.
Chin window damaged by patient trolley and helicopter taken out of service until new parts fitted. Life Link III operate five Bell 407s – N404LL through N408LL so presumably one of these was the subject aircraft
Force trim release button would neither release nor respond to input on final approach to scene request.Â Aircraft declared u/s and patient transferred by land ambulance.Â Button was found to beÂ Â Â faulty and was replaced
Pilot Kevin Rossan, 35, works for Scott’s Helicopter Services of LeSeuer, Minn., and was contracted by the Metropolitan Mosquito Control District to spray for mosquitoes.Â Pilot reported engine failure for sudden descent which ended 30-40 feet from the shore of a lake in 12-15 feet of water.