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After hard landing, sheriff’s RAVEN helicopter hoisted to safety

The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Regional Aviation Enforcement Unit HH-1H Huey (RAVEN) is...
The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office Regional Aviation Enforcement Unit HH-1H Huey (RAVEN) is hoisted by a Nevada Army National Guard CH-47 Chinook after a hard landing.(Washoe County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jun. 5, 2022 at 11:55 AM PDT
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COLD SPRINGS, Nev. (KOLO) -The Washoe County Sheriff’s Office RAVEN helicopter had a hard landing June 2 about 8 miles north of Cold Springs and was hoisted to safety Sunday by a Nevada National Guard helicopter.

The Regional Aviation Enforcement Unit HH-1H Huey was doing training about 4 p.m. on June 2 near the Peterson Mountain range north of Cold Springs when it had a hard landing.

Thee were two pilots on board and no crew, the sheriff’s office said. There were no injuries

On Sunday, the Nevada Army National Guard used its CH-47 Chinook helicopter and returned to the RAVEN hanger at the Reno-Stead Airport.

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