Bell 212 Firefighting Helicopter Crash Lake Shastina, California

by | Jul 9, 2021 | Aviation Accident

There was a helicopter crash in northern California on July 7, 2021.  The helicopter, a Bell 212 model, crashed into Lake Shastina.  The helicopter was assisting with efforts to battle the Lava Fire in northern California.  The pilot was able to swim to shore after the crash.  It is unclear at this time if any injuries were sustained.  Earlier this week, the FAA ordered inspections on all Bell 212 Helicopters following an accident in Canada.

There have been a number of recent helicopter crashes.  There was a helicopter crash in a Tałty Lake in Mikołajki, Poland on July 6, 2021.  There was a helicopter crash in Rome, New York on June 29, 2021.  There was a helicopter crash in Union County, North Carolina on June 27, 2021.  Zachary Warren Pourciau of Louisiana was killed in a helicopter crash in Talladega County, Alabama on June 25, 2021.  There was a helicopter crash in Montana on June 15, 2021.  Five workers were injured in a helicopter crash at a drilling rig operated by Diamond Offshore on June 2, 2021.   A Bell 429 helicopter crashed in Eden, North Carolina on April 28, 2021.

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