Crash on the Benewah

On 17 April 1970, a Jolly Green Giant helicopter crashed on the helo deck of the Benewah.  Here are pictures of the incident (thanks to Steve Gray, RivRon 15 and Don Bisaillon,STABRON 20, Boat 2407):

Helo approaches and for some reason crashes on flight deck of Benewah.

Crew tries to upright the copter for hoisting.

The crew tries to lift the Jolly Green enough to get cables under it for hoisting.

The helo sent to pick up the Jolly Green wreckage on the Benewah flight deck.

Preparing to hoist the wreckage.


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