Borrowed Heli Hit by Wind

Friday, February 1, 2013
By George Hatcher


On Jan 30, 2013, a Pennsylvania State Police Bell B206 was returning from searching for a missing snowmobiler at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe when strong 60 mph winds blew it over.

The helicopter had landed and had been tied down for fueling when the wind blew it over.

The chopper was borrowed from Altuna and is currently out of service.

No one was injured except the helicopter.

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