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Nov 17 2011

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Huey pilot injured in forced landing

A UH-1 Huey. (Photo Steve Crane (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0))

The pilot of a UH-1H Huey helicopter (N502AW) was wounded when he crash-landed his machine near Grand Canyon Valle Airport, Arizona on November 15. The pilot, Jeff Boatman, reported a transmission problem and then proceeded to make the landing. He was trapped inside the wreckage but was freed by emergency services. He is reported as having suffered serious but non life-threatening injuries.

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