This MD530F was originally built as a Hughes 369E (msn 0128E) N5242C and flew as N600TP with the Tulsa Police Department, OK. It was imported to Canada by Southern Mountain Helicopters as C-GFYR in Dec. 1995 and later flew with D.K. Heli-Cropper Int'l, Vancouver Island Helicopters, and Harbour City Helicopters. Back in the US in Sep. 1998 as N30042, it was converted by MD to a "hot and high" MD 369FF for the Pima County Sheriff's department. On Jan. 31 2011, it crashed during an attempted pinnacle landing on Waterman Peak near Marana, Arizona. The pilot died and two passengers injured.