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Bell 412EP Crashes into Mountain

Old 11th Sep 2009, 15:56
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Bell 412EP Crashes into Mountain

Bell 412EP rescue helicopter crashed into a mountain in Gifu Prefecture in Japan Friday afternoon during an operation to rescue a climber.



The crash occurred at around 3:30 p.m., when the chopper smashed into a rocky stretch 3,163 meters above sea level on a mountain in Takayama, Gifu Prefecture.



Three crewmembers -- a pilot, a mechanic and a rescue worker -- were died in the accident and







two of them are friends of mine... RIP
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Old 11th Sep 2009, 21:28
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Condolences, for as long as we do this job it's never going to make you jaded enough.
God bless them.
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Jesus, Mary, and Joseph!!!...no more comments on that one RIP
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i m so sorry to hear the loss. any report on wat might have caused the tradegy?
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FYI, it's the second Bell 412 in less than a month that has crashed into a mountain . . . . (two fatal) The first one was an HC/Airlog machine in Mexico.

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