Aircraft Photo of N530RL | McDonnell Douglas MD-530F (369FF) | Pima County Sheriff's Office | #430182
Registration / Serial:N530RL
Aircraft Original Type:Hughes 369 / 500
Aircraft Generic Type:McDonnell Douglas MD-500/520/530 (369)
Aircraft Version:McDonnell Douglas MD-530F (369FF)
C/n (msn):0602FF
Operator / Titles:Pima County Sheriff's Office
City / Area:Anaheim / Anaheim Convention Center [ Off-Airport ]Map
Region / Country:California, United States
Event:HAI Heli-Expo 2009
Photo Date:24 February 2009
Photo by:Kenneth I. Swartz
Photo ID: 430182
Photo Comment

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.

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