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Incident Name:  Anthony Lakes fire of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, OR
Date:  incident date: 8/2/1960; death date: 8/8/1960
Personnel: Wilson C Holroyd
Age:  31
Agency/Organization:  US Forest Service
Position: aerial firefighter

Summary: Wilson Holroyd, Assistant Ranger of the Baker district of the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest, died 6 days after he was injured in a helicopter crash near the 20,000 acre Anthony Lakes fire northwest of Baker, OR. He was a passenger in the helicopter which was on a fire inspection run.

 

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northwest of Baker, OR near the Anthony Lakes Fire

 

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  • Concise Information from research by the WLF Staff:
    • 8/8/1960
    • 1 killed, Wilson C Holroyd
    • Operator: unknown
    • Type: helicopter unknown
    • Location: near the 20,000 acre Anthony Lakes fire northwest of Baker OR
    • FAA Registration # unknown
    • NTSB # none
  • Consult the NTSB online lookup Utility to see for yourself
  • Oregon Death Index: Wilson C Holroyd
  • Wilson Holroyd named as fallen:
Wilson Holroyd Wilson Holroyd

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