Helicopter makes hard landing in Troutdale

Helicopter makes hard landing in Troutdale

Credit: Robinson helicopters

A chopper similar to this one made a hard landing at Troutdale airport.

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by By KGW.com

NWCN.com

Posted on August 15, 2009 at 1:44 PM

Updated Monday, Sep 28 at 10:21 AM

TROUTDALE, Ore. -- A training helicopter made a hard landing late Wednesday morning at Troutdale airport. The two occupants walked away.

Emergency crews were dispatched at 11:10 a.m.

KGW helicopter pilot Daron Larsen was at the airport. He said the helicopter is a Robinson-22, one of the most widely used training helicopters in the world.

He said the chopper "hit hard." There were parts scattered around the site.

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