Rescue Radio by Portland Mountain Rescue

2002 Mt Hood Helicopter crash

January 01, 2021 Ania and Steve Rollins Season 1 Episode 3
Rescue Radio by Portland Mountain Rescue
2002 Mt Hood Helicopter crash
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Rescue Radio by Portland Mountain Rescue
2002 Mt Hood Helicopter crash
Jan 01, 2021 Season 1 Episode 3
Ania and Steve Rollins

On May 30th, 2002 9 members of a climbing party fell into a crevasse on the South side of Mt Hood.  The well televised rescue is bought to you by one of our 25 year veteran rescuer Steve Rollins, who was on scene when a rescue helicopter crashed into the side of the mountain.  The rescue made it into the national news due to its complexity and severity. 
Take a listen to the harrowing account of the events unfolded.

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On May 30th, 2002 9 members of a climbing party fell into a crevasse on the South side of Mt Hood.  The well televised rescue is bought to you by one of our 25 year veteran rescuer Steve Rollins, who was on scene when a rescue helicopter crashed into the side of the mountain.  The rescue made it into the national news due to its complexity and severity. 
Take a listen to the harrowing account of the events unfolded.