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Pilot killed when helicopter blade hits his head

Sept. 29, 2013 at 9:13 PM
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BLOOMSBURG, Pa., Sept. 29 (UPI) -- A pilot was killed when he was hit in the head by a helicopter rotor at a fair in Bloomsburg, Pa., a fair official said.

Carl R. Enlow, 69, of the Reading area, was fatally injured about 7:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Bloomsburg Fair President Paul Reichart told The (Shamokin) News-Item. He was flown to a hospital in Danville, where he was pronounced dead.

Reichart said Enlow was working for Heritage Rotors of Port Orange, Fla., which has provided helicopter rides at the fair since 1993.

Reichart said Enlow had been a pilot for 50 years and had flown helicopters for the military.

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