Date: August 05, 2008
Time: 1930
Location: Near Junction City, California
Operator: Junction City Fire Department
Flight #: ?
Route: Ferrying fire fighters
AC Type: Sikorsky S-61N
Registration: N612AZ
cn / ln: 61297
Aboard: 13   (passengers:11  crew:2)
Fatalities: 9   (passengers:8  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The helicopter was ferrying fire fighters in Northern California's Shasta-Trinity National Forest when it crashed. The four survivors were seriously burned, with two listed in critical condition. The helicopter lost main rotor power during liftoff.

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