N1 Posted February 17, 2005 Report Share Posted February 17, 2005 Pilot survives chopper crash A PILOT escaped death when his helicopter crash-landed near the Lake Kutubu Oil project site in Southern Highlands. The incident happened on Saturday at around 4pm when the chopper belonging to Mendi-based Carson Pratt Services was returning from a charter operation. Canadian pilot Capt David Chinn was unhurt but the aircraft suffered damages during the forced landing. Carson Pratt general manger Greg Bill said the aircraft developed mechanical problems forcing the pilot to make the emergency landing. There were no passengers on board at the time. Police are guarding the aircraft as a Civil Aviation Authority team probe the incident. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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