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Helicopter crashes in Tillamook Forest area

Photo from the scene courtesy Tillamook County Sheriff's Office

A helicopter crashed in a remote area in the Tillamook Forest area in Tillamook County Wednesday morning, the Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office said. 

Responding around 11 a.m. Wednesday, September 8, the sheriff’s office and other agencies found the helicopter in a remote region near the South Fork Road and Simmons Ridge Road area.

“Only the pilot was onboard the helicopter when it crashed,” said TCSO Sheriff Joshua Brown, who responded to the scene. “The pilot survived the . . .

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