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NTSB recommends review of European helicopter

...AS350B2 helicopter crashed on April 15, 2008, about 34 miles east of Chickaloon, Alaska, killing four people: pilot Benoit Pin, 39, and passengers Thomas E. Middleton, 46, of Anchorage, Joseph C. O'Donnell, 47, of Girdwood, and Michael...
Report faults fuel lever in 2008 helicopter crash

...the pilot's failure to properly stow the backpack of the teenager, the only survivor. The 39-year-old pilot, Benoit Pin, and passengers Thomas E. Middleton, 46, of Anchorage, Joseph C. O'Donnell, 47, of Girdwood, and Michael D...
Four killed in chopper crash; teen found alive

...wasn't reported to have any life-threatening injuries." Beside Seward, troopers identified the victims as the pilot, Benoit Pin, 39, of Anchorage, and passengers Thomas E. Middleton, 46, of Anchorage and Joseph C. O'Donnell, 48, of Girdwood...
Palin orders flags lowered to honor crash victims

...were Thomas E. Middleton of Anchorage; Joseph C. O'Donnell of Girdwood; Michael D. Seward of Palmer, and pilot Benoit Pin of Anchorage. Fourteen-year-old Quinn Ellington of Palmer survived the crash.
Feds: Weather not a issue in helicopter crash

...said they will now focus on mechanical factors in the crash of the state-chartered helicopter. Era Helicopters pilot Benoit Pin died, as did three employees of the state Department of Administration: Thomas E. Middleton, Joseph C. O'Donnell...
Weather considered in deadly helicopter crash

...this week and a more comprehensive final report later on. Lewis said there is nothing so far to indicate that Era pilot Benoit Pin, 39, of Anchorage erred in deciding to fly that morning. Era Helicopters is not commenting beyond a statement issued...


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