Martin County Texas Helicopter Fatalities

Tuesday, August 6, 2013
By George Hatcher

A Haverfield Aviation Hughes 369 outside of Midland Texas was engaged in a routine power line inspection at ten a.m. when the helicopter encountered problems.

Haverfield Aviation performs Aerial Power Line Inspection And Maintenance.

The helicopter flew into powerlines.

The pilot survived. Two linemen suspended from the helicopter by cables fell two hundred feet when the cables snapped.

The helicopter made a safe landing.

OSHA and the FAA are investigating.

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